Female tennis prospect Oh Ji-yoon, 13 years old, winning at 16 years old

Korean women’s tennis prospect Oh Ji-yoon (13, Yangju DTA) has risen to the top of the national championship.

Oh Ji-yoon defeated Lee Seo-jin (Gimpo GS) in the women’s 16-year-old final at the ‘Hana Securities 58th National Junior Tennis Championships’ held at the tennis court in Sunchang Public Stadium, Jeonbuk on the 3rd. After a close battle that lasted over two hours, she came from behind to win the set score 2-1 (4-6 6-2 6-4).

In this competition, Oh Ji-yoon competed with her older sisters as a 16-year-old and came out on top. Oh Ji-yoon was in the 6th grade of elementary school, and at the Genting Selangor Under 14 Grade A Tournament 2022 held in Malaysia last year, she won two gold medals in singles and doubles. .

Previously, in December 2021, Oh Ji-yoon also won her doubles title at the Women’s 12 Cebu at the Eddie Hee Junior Championships in the United States held at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, USA. Last March, Oh Ji-yoon collaborated with Choo Ye-seong (Thinkron Academy) and Hong Ye-ri (Seoul Yangjincho) in the Asian/Oceania regional qualifiers of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Junior Tennis Championships.

In the women’s 18-year-old category, Lee Eun-bi of JoongAng Girls’ High School also won the singles final against Kim Eun-seo of the same school by a come-from-behind 2-1 (1-6 6-1 6-2). In the women’s 14-year-old final, Park Ye-seo (Thinkron A) defeated Hwang Ji-won (Joongang Girls’ Middle School) 2-0 (6-1 6-1) to reach the top.스포츠토토

This tournament was also held as an evaluation match for dispatch to the 31st Korea-China-Japan Junior Comprehensive Games. It was hosted by the Korea Tennis Association (Chairman Jeong Hee-kyun) and held for 10 days with the sponsorship of Jeollabuk-do, Sunchang-gun, and Sunchang-gun Sports Association under the supervision of the association and the Jeollabuk-do Tennis Association.

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