Jessica Pegula (3rd place, USA) advanced to the round of 16 of the women’s singles at the US Open tennis tournament (total prize money of 65 million dollars, approximately 85.76 billion won).

Pegula defeated Elina Svitolina (26th, Ukraine) 2-1 (6-4 4-) in the third round of the women’s singles on the 6th day of her tournament held at the Billy Zinking National Tennis Center in New York, USA on the 2nd (local time). 6 6-2).

Although she is currently ranked 3rd in the world, she will compete with Madison Keys (17th, USA), whose quarterfinals are her best singles performance in a major tournament, to advance to the quarterfinals.

Pegula and Keith met once last year, and Pegula won 2-0 (6-4 7-5).

Pegula, whose mother, Kim Pegula, is well-known for being born in Seoul and adopted in the United States, is currently the highest-ranked American player in the world, and she is the first American player to win the U.S. Open women’s singles title in six years since Sloane Stevens in 2017. Challenge the champion.스포츠토토

Pegula’s parents, Terry and Kim Pegula, are leading businessmen in the United States and are the owners of the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL) and the Buffalo Sabers of the North American Ice Hockey League (NHL).

However, her mother Kim suffered a heart attack last year, and Pegula said in an interview after her August Canadian Open win that “she’s a lot better than last year.”

Svitolina, who brought hope to the Ukrainian people at war by reaching the quarterfinals of this year’s French Open and the semifinals of Wimbledon, was eliminated in the third round at the US Open.

Zheng Qinwen (23rd place, China) also defeated Lucia Bronzetti (76th place, Italy) 2-1 (6-3 4-6 6-4), sending two Chinese players to the round of 16 along with Wang Xinyu (53rd place). I put my name up.

In men’s singles, world number one Carlos Alcaras (Spain) defeated Daniel Evans (28th, England) 3-1 (6-2 6-3 4-6 6-3) and advanced to the round of 16.

Alcaras’ next opponent is Matteo Arnaldi (61st place, Italy).

However, regardless of the results of this tournament, Alcaras will lose the world’s No. 1 spot to Novak Djokovic (No. 2, Serbia) after the US Open.

Because Alcaras won this tournament last year, his ranking points will not increase even if he wins again this year, while Djokovic did not participate in the US Open last year and will add ranking points through this year’s tournament.

Djokovic will compete with Borna Goyo (105th, Croatia) in the round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinals.

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