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Is it ‘Tiger’ Sabalenka or ‘Queen’ Jeong Chin-won?Australian Open final on the 27th

Sabalenka's second consecutive win Chung Chin-won aims to become the first Chinese player to win in 10 years Both are aggressive with strong serves, and Sabalenka has the edge against opponents.

Sabalenka (right) and Chung Chin-won face off at the 2023 US Open

The Australian Open tennis tournament (total prize money of 86.5 million Australian dollars, about 76.1 billion won) between Arina Sabalenka (2nd place, Belarus) and Jeong Chin-won (15th place, China) women's singles final. It will take place in Melbourne, Australia at 5:30 PM (Korean time) on the 27th.

Sabalenka will challenge to become the Australian Open champion for the second year in a row.

Jeong Chin-won, who reached the finals of a major tournament for the first time in her life, aims to become the first Chinese player to win a singles major tournament in 10 years since Li Na (China) at the 2014 Australian Open. 파워볼사이트

The two are players who practice ‘power tennis’ side by side.

Sabalenka, who is 182cm tall, is a ‘big hitter’ with a sturdy physique with broad shoulders and a powerful serve and forehand.

Sabalenka ranked third among female players with the highest serve speed of 195 km/h in this tournament, and was one of three players who exceeded 400 serve aces on the Women's Professional Tennis (WTA) tour last season.

As you can guess from the tiger tattoo on his arm, he has a tremendous tendency to attack, and did not give up a single set in the six games until the semifinals of this tournament.

Before defeating Coco Goff (4th place, USA) 2-0 (7-6<7-2> 6-4) in the semifinals held on the 25th, she played every game to the point where she never allowed more than 4 games in a set in 5 games. It was a one-sided victory.

If Sabalenka wins this tournament, she will achieve her second consecutive Australian Open women's singles title 11 years after Viktoria Azaranka (22nd, Belarus) in 2012 and 2013.

In addition, Sabalenka, born in 1998, becomes the active player with Iga Sibiontech (No. 1, Poland) to win two major singles titles before the age of 26.

There have been criticisms that he lacks stability due to his somewhat fiery personality, but he has been consistent enough to have made the semifinals or higher in the last six major tournaments in a row, starting from the 2022 US Open.

Sabalenka celebrates after advancing to the final.She has her tiger tattooed on her left arm.

Against this, Jeong Chin-won, born in 2002, also took first place with 48 serve aces in this tournament, showing his formidable power.

There is a big difference from the 25 of serve ace 2nd place Alicia Parks (82nd, USA).Sabalenka is in third place with 24.

However, Chin-Won Jeong's highest serve speed was 186 km, so he was not in the top 20.

As was the case in the semifinals against Dayana Yastremska (93rd, Ukraine) on the 25th, the enthusiastic support of many Chinese fans living in Australia is expected to be a great help to Chung Chin-won in the final on the 27th.

During the tournament, I met 2014 Australian Open champion Lina, who was visiting Australia, in person and received encouragement.

There was some luck in reaching the finals of this competition.

In terms of the bracket, there was a high possibility of meeting Elena Rybakina (3rd place, Kazakhstan) and Jessica Pegula (5th place, USA) midway, but Rybakina and Pegula were both eliminated early, so they made it to the finals without having to face a seeded player once. Came up.

Sabalenka faced seeded players three times in the six matches until the semifinals, two of which were players ranked within the top 10.

Jeong Chin-won, who is nicknamed 'Queen' due to the English spelling 'Qin' in her name, has already confirmed her entry into the top 10 in the world rankings, regardless of whether she is crowned 'Major Queen' in this competition. . 토토사이트 추천