Kwon Soon-woo knocked out of the second round of the Australian Open after losing to Canada’s Denis Shapovalov. The marathon match lasted four hours and twenty-five minutes. Also, it was a challenging match with all four sets going to a Game 7. Also, they deuced 22 times.
According to iGaming Korea reports, Kwon lost the first set 7-5. The good news is he won the next two sets, 7-6, 7-6. However, Shapovalov broke Kwon’s final service in the fourth set to tie the match at two sets apiece. As a result, they needed a fifth set to determine the winner.
Shapovalov broke Kwon’s first and final serve game in the last set. Also, Kwon failed to break any of Shapovalov’s serves. As a result, the set went to Shapovalov, 6-2. As a result, Kwon could not reach the third round of the Australian Open in his career.
Kwon Soon-woo Knock Out in Second Round
In the first round, Kwon won against Holger Rune to qualify for the second round for the first time in his professional tennis career. According to people who bet on baseball and tennis, he qualified for the Australian Open in 2018, 2020, and 2021. However, he always lost in the first round.
Despite his second-round loss, the match going to Game 7 in four sets showed that Kwon gave a formidable fight against 14th ranked player. Kwon said that the Australian Open is a jinx for him. However, he was happy to overcome his misfortunes in the past after qualifying for the second round.
In the first round, Kwon’s serve gave him the advantage over Rune. However, it was the opposite during the second round. According to sports betting predictions experts, Shapovalov had 29 aces to Kwon’s three.
The two South Korean players competing in the Australian Open are knocked out. Jang Su-jeong lost her first singles match in a Grand Slam event.