Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, January 12. On January 12, in the final round of qualifying for the Australian Open 2023, 17-year-old Chinese teenager Shan Chengchen defeated Hungary's Pilos 6:3, 6:4. You have successfully passed the qualifying round. For the first time in his career, he participated in a Grand Slam tournament.
So far, Shan Juncheng will compete in the Australian main tournament alongside Zhang Zhizhen and Wu Yibing, making it the first time in history that three mainland Chinese men's singles players compete in a tennis Grand Slam main tournament. Seven female players from mainland China will also participate in the women's singles event.
Shang Chengcheng took a 6:3 lead in the set and scored a 5:1 lead in the second set, but her service quality and returns declined at the same time. He lost 3 games. After the game break, Shan Juncheng survived the serve challenge this time and won the game 6–4.
"Today's match was the best out of the three qualifying matches. The attack was very good, and I was able to control my mood well when there was a problem. (Australian Open finals) I had to win 3 wins in 5 sets for the first time. , That's the attitude of setting goals and learning for yourself. came," he said. Shan Juncheng said after the match.
The 2023 Australian Open will be held in Melbourne, Australia, from 16 to 29 January.
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