A Korean women’s tennis veteran and rookie teamed up to win an international tournament. Choi Ji-hee (28, NH Nonghyup Bank) and Koo Yeon-woo (20, Seongnam City Hall, CJ CheilJedang) won the International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament.
The two beat Yuyun Li (Taiwan) and Qianhui Tang (China) in the doubles final of the ITF Tennis Arena Incheon International Women’s Tour Tennis Tournament (total prize money: $25,000) held at Yeonwoomul Tennis Center in Incheon on the 20th. It was a complete victory with a set score of 2 to 0 (6-1 6-1).토스카지노
National team members Choi Ji-hee and Koo Yeon-woo led Korea to pass the regional qualifiers for the first time in 25 years at the 2023 Billie Jin King Cup last month. In the Asian Oceania region 1 group qualifiers, Korea won 3 wins and 2 losses, confirming their advance to the playoffs to advance to the finals in November.
Choi Ji-hee is a signboard who reached the top of the doubles in 2018 and 2021 at the Korea Open of the Women’s Professional Tennis (WTA) tour. Koo Yeon-woo is attracting attention by winning singles championships in many international competitions such as the ITF Lousada Indoor Open.
After the game, Choi Ji-hee said, “Thank you to everyone who helped me to play in such a good environment.” She continued, “It was the first time, so there were some difficult parts, but it’s good to finish with a victory,” she said.
Koo Yeon-woo also said, “I am grateful to the people involved in the tournament, coach Lim Yong-gyu, and (Park) So-hyun unnie of the same team who supported me.” I guess,” he replied. He added, “Thank you to all the fans who supported us. We will try to do better next week.”
In the singles, the Korean players unfortunately did not make it to the final. Ahn Yu-jin (Goyang City Hall) and national representative Baek Da-yeon (NH Nonghyup Bank), who advanced from the preliminaries to the semi-finals, tried to advance to the final together, but lost to Hongi Cody Wong (Hong Kong) and Jang Shin-yu (China), respectively.