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Chinese Player Zheng Qinwen Makes History, Reaches Grand Slam Final After 10 Years

[Tilu News]After 10 years, a Chinese female singles player has reached the Grand Slam final! The 21-year-old No. 12 seed Zheng Qinwen was unstoppable. He defeated Ukrainian “dark horse” Dayana Yastremska in straight sets in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Thursday (25th), becoming the first tennis player since Li Na in 2014. Since winning his second career title at the Australian Open, he is the second Chinese player in history to reach a Grand Slam final. On Saturday (27th), he will challenge the defending Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka for the crown. .

Zheng Qinwen (Photo: Australian Open)

Zheng Qinwen, the winner of last season’s WTA “Annual Progress Award”, is in great form and has passed this year’s Australian Open. Yesterday, she made her debut in the semi-finals of a Grand Slam, facing Yesterenska who qualified in the qualifying round. The two were a little nervous in the early stages, each breaking the other’s serve. Zheng Qinwen’s hand gradually improved after entering the game. In the 7th game, he broke serve again to confirm his lead and took the lead at 6:4. In the second set, Zheng Qinwen took the lead again to break serve in the third game. Although Yestelenska immediately broke back to tie, Zheng Qinwen won 4 points in a row in the seventh game to get a key break, and finally won 6:4, the first time in his career. Reached the Grand Slam women’s singles final stage. It is worth mentioning that yesterday was also the 10th anniversary of Li Na’s Australian Open win.

Zheng Qinwen (Photo: Australian Open)

“It’s unbelievable. I’m so excited. I played very well today. It’s hard to describe how I feel now.” Zheng Qinwen said after the game: “Thank you to my team, thank you. Without you, I couldn’t have reached this point.” She added She thanked the Chinese fans who cheered for her in Mandarin: “You have brought me very unforgettable memories. And the national flag you are holding is really beautiful. I wish you a happy New Year!” Zheng Qin’s Civilization Day decisive battle against the previous champion , No. 2 seed Shabaleka, the two sides have only met once in the past. They lost 1:6, 4:6 in the quarterfinals of last year’s US Open. Let’s see if this Chinese star can avenge his past humiliation and continue his career. A new chapter in history.

Shabaleka (Photo: Australian Open)

This article is written by “Sportsroad“Originally published in “[Australian Open]After 10 years, Chinese women’s singles reached the Grand Slam final again, Zheng Qinwen defeated Sabalika

2024-01-25 16:01:14

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