Kwon Soon-woo (61st, Dangjin City Hall) defeated David Gopin (41st, Belgium), who was once ranked in the top 10 in the world, at the Davis Cup, a national men’s tennis competition. On the first day, Kwon Soon-woo and Hong Seong-chan (237th place, Sejong City Hall) fell on the singles, and Korean men’s tennis, which was driven to the edge of the cliff, counterattacked on the second day.
Soon-Woo Kwon played the 3rd singles match against Belgium on the second day of the 2023 Davis Cup Finals (4th Dan 1 Doubles) held at the Olympic Park Indoor Tennis Stadium in Songpa-gu, Seoul on the 5th and scored 2-1 (3-6 6-1 6-1) against Gopin. 3) came from behind. In the previous doubles, Song Min-gyu (147th in doubles, KDB Industrial Bank) – Nam Ji-seong (152nd in doubles, Sejong City Hall) Joe Yoran Bligen (53rd in doubles) – Zander Jill (55th in doubles) Joe 2-0 (7-6) <7-3> 7-6 <7-5>) to balance the match.
Last year, Korea beat Austria to advance to the round of 16. This year, for the first time in Korean tennis history, he is challenging the Davis Cup World Round of 16 for two consecutive years. The winning country advances to the Davis Cup Finals, equivalent to the World Round of 16, while the losing side advances to the World Group Qualifier 1. Destiny will be decided in the ongoing 4th singles match between Hong Seong-chan and Jiju Berris (115th). 토토사이트
Kwon Soon-woo said, “It was not an easy match, but we won because the fans supported us a lot. On the first day, he felt sorry that he should have played the role of an ace. I thought that if his older brothers won the doubles, they would do it with confidence, so I played comfortably.” Regarding the situation in which he gave up the first set, he said, “I thought too much, and I had no faith (in my shot). He remembered the practice game and focused on finding his composure.”