Korean men’s tennis ‘signboard’ Kwon Soon-woo (Dangjin City Hall, 84th) defeated Pablo Carreño Busta (Spain), ranked 15th in the world, to advance to the Men’s Professional Tennis (ATP) Tour Adelaide International 2nd Singles Singles 8 entered the river
In the round of 16 singles match held in Adelaide, Australia on the 11th, Kwon Sun-woo won a come-from-behind victory over Carreño Busta, who was seeded second in this tournament, 2-1 (3-6 6-4 6-4).
Carreño Busta is a player who reached the semifinals in the 2017 and 2020 US Open singles. In 2017, he reached the quarterfinals at the 2020 French Open. 스포츠토토
He has topped the ATP Tour event a total of seven times, and his personal best world ranking is 10th in 2017.
This is the first time Kwon Soon-woo has won against a top 10 player in a tour event.
He once defeated a top 10 player in the national competition, the Davis Cup. In September of last year, Kwon Soon-woo, who played in the second singles match in the first round of the Group B group stage of the Davis Cup Finals against Canada, won against Felix Oje Alissim, who was ranked 13th in the world at the time.
The highest ranking players defeated by Kwon Soon-woo before in the tour competition were Lucas Puyu (France) in 2019 and Dusan Rayovic (Serbia) in 2020, at the time they were ranked 24th in the world.
Kwon Sun-woo, who defeated Tomas Machachi (Czech Republic, 115th) in the first round of this tournament, succeeded in catching a big fish and stepping into the quarterfinals in the second tour event of the new year.
Kwon Soon-woo recorded 1 win and 2 losses in the match against Carreño Busta.
Kwon Soon-woo will meet Michael Emmer (Sweden, 77th) in the quarterfinals. The two faced each other once in the round of 16 of the first round of the Adelaide International last year, when Emerga won 2-0 (6-3 6-2).
Meanwhile, Kwon Soon-woo will compete in the first major tournament of the season, the Australian Open, which opens in Melbourne, Australia on the 16th after finishing this tournament.