Taiwan tennis player advances to Seoul Challenger final

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/05/14
By: Lee Chin-wei and Romulo Huang

Taipei, May 14 (CNA) Taiwan’s top tennis player Lu Yen-hsun (盧彥勳) grabbed a berth in the

CNA file photo

CNA file photo

final of the 2016 Seoul Challenger tournament after defeating Lukas Lacko from Slovakia with 2-1 (7-6, 5-7, 6-3) in the semifinals Saturday.

Lu, 32, who is currently ranked 108th in the men’s singles world rankings, is seeking to win a fourth title at the tournament, which is being held in South Korea’s capital city of Seoul. He had won the ATP Challenger Tour event three consecutive times from 2010 to 2012.

Lu will vie for the title of this year’s tournament with Sergiy Stakhovsky from Ukraine in the final slated for Sunday.

Stakhovsky, 30, who is currently ranked at 118th in men’s singles, beat Alexander Kudryavtsev from Russia in the other match of the semifinals played on Saturday in two strait sets (6-2, 6-4).     [FULL  STORY]

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