Zhang Shuai and Wang Xinyu were eliminated in the first round of the Charleston Women’s Tennis Championship
Source: Xinhua News Agency
Reporter Wang Jimin
In the first round of the Volvo Car Open in Charleston, USA on the 6th, Chinese tennis players Zhang Shuai and Wang Xinyu lost to their opponents and were eliminated.
Zhang Shuai played against 18-year-old Canadian star Fernandez in the first round. Zhang Shuai is currently ranked 41st in the world and Fernandez is ranked 72nd in the world. However, Zhang Shuai was at a disadvantage in actual combat. Both of them failed to secure their first serve in the first set. However, Fernandez became more and more brave in the game and broke twice after serving. Won the first set 6:3. In the second set, Zhang Shuai’s state continued to be sluggish. After two breaks, he lost the game 1:6. The whole game only took more than an hour.
Wang Xinyu encountered former US Open champion and US player Stephens in the first round. In the first set, Wang Xinyu was defeated 2:6 after two breaks. In the second set, Wang Xinyu’s condition improved and he had saved match points many times, but in the end he was still inferior and lost the game 4:6. (Finish)
edit: Chen Haiyin