South Korean tennis falls to Serbia in Davis Cup opener

Djokovic takes a break after winning the US Open two days ago

The South Korean men's tennis team was swept by Serbia, who were without No. 1 Novak Djokovic, in their first match of the Davis Cup Finals (Main Draw).

The South Korean team, led by head coach Kim Young-jun, fell 0-3 to Serbia in the first round of the Group C (2 singles, 1 doubles) tournament in Valencia, Spain, 섯다 on Wednesday (Nov. 12).

The Davis Cup Finals, the national championship of men's tennis, features the top 16 teams in the world. Players are divided into four groups, with the top two from each group advancing to the quarterfinals in Malaga, Spain, this November

For the first time in history, South Korea qualified for the Davis Cup Finals for the second consecutive year, but were swept by Serbia in the first round of the tournament.

South Korea will look for its first win in its second group match against the Czech Republic on Thursday.

Korea sent Hong Seong-chan (194th-ranked Sejong City Hall) and Kwon Soon-woo (112th-ranked Dangjin City Hall) to play first and second singles, while Nam Ji-sung (126th-ranked Sejong City Hall) and Song Min-kyu (185th-ranked KDB) teamed up in doubles.

Serbia will be without Djokovic, who won his 24th career title at the U.S. Open, 온라인섯다 the last major of the season that ended on Nov. 11.

Dusan Lajovic (No. 52) and László Zere (No. 37) stepped in at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively, and the doubles pairing of Nikola Kacic (No. 62) and Miomir Ketmanovic (No. 184).

Hong harassed Rayovic with his tenacious defense, but was unable to break any of his opponent's service games and fell 0-2 (4-6 6-7<3-7>).

Kwon Soon-woo took control of the early stages of the match against Jere, who was 1-1 in her career.

Unlike Zere, who committed 13 unforced errors in the first set, Kwon played a steady game with only three unforced errors and took the first set 6-4.

However, Zere fought back strongly in the second set, and Kwon eventually fell behind 1-2 (4-6 6-2 6-2).

In the doubles, which was played after the match had already been decided, Nam Ji-sung and Song Min-kyu won the first set, but they were unable to hold on to the lead and lost 1-2 (6-3 4-6 7-6<7-5>).

According to the Korea Tennis Association, coach Kim Young-jun said after the match, "Although we lost, it wasn't bad in terms of content. I think it was good," he said, adding, "I think today's match will give us a chance to play better against the Czech Republic and Spain."

Regarding the Czech Republic, he said, "They are not an easy opponent, 카지노사이트랭크 but if we play as a team like today, we will have a chance to win."

Kwon Soon-woo said, "I felt tight in the first set because I hadn't played a tense match in a long time. "I tried to improve my performance in the third set, but my opponent was too good," she reflected.

Kwon Soon-woo, who made her comeback at the US Open at the end of last month after six months of treatment following a shoulder injury in February, said, "The good thing was that I played better than in the previous match." "It was a national match, so I really wanted to win, 고스톱 but I was disappointed to lose."

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