The Korean men’s tennis team, which was driven to the edge of a cliff, showed their potential and wrote an impressive comeback drama.
Korea, led by coach Park Seung-kyu (KDB Industrial Bank), succeeded in winning three consecutive wins in the 2023 Davis Cup qualifiers held at the Olympic Park indoor tennis court in Seoul on the 5th, overcoming 2 losses the previous day (4th), creating a 3-2 comeback.
With this, Korea succeeded in qualifying for the Davis Cup for the first time in history for two consecutive years. Korea defeated Austria 3-1 in the preliminary finals in March of last year, advancing to the round of 16 at the Davis Cup for the first time in 15 years since 2007. Previously, Korea had reached the round of 16 at the Davis Cup in 1981, 1987, 2007 and 2022.
The Davis Cup, a national competition, is played in a winning way by winning 3 out of 5 matches. Korea was the first to send ‘Ace’ Kwon Soon-woo (61st, Dangjin City Hall) the day before, aiming for a win. Unfortunately, however, they lost 1-2 (6-1 4-6 6-7) to Berris (115th). In the second singles match that followed, Hong Seong-chan (Sejong City Hall, 237th) lost to Gopin 0-2 (4-6 2-6) and was driven to the brink. 먹튀검증
However, on the 5th, the Korean national team players cheered up even more with the support of home fans.
First, in doubles, Song Min-gyu (147th in doubles, KDB Industrial Bank) – Nam Ji-seong (152nd in doubles, Sejong City Hall) group Yoran Bligen (53rd) – Sander Gillet (55th) set score 2-0 (7-6) I pressed <7-3> 7-6<7-5>) and took a chance to turn around.
In the third singles match that followed, Kwon Soon-woo won a 2-1 (3-6 6-1 6-3) come-from-behind victory in an ace match against David Gopin (41st). The match is 2-2.
And finally, Hong Seong-chan won a ticket to the Davis Cup Finals by beating Jiju Berris 2-0 (6-3 7-6<7-4>) in the 4th singles match.