Lim Hee-rae (Uijeongbu City Hall) advanced to the singles finals as a lucky loser and defeated No. 1 seed Matsuda Misaki (Japan).
In the first round of singles at the ITF Incheon Tennis Arena International Women’s Tennis Tour Tournament held at Yeol Well Tennis Stadium in Incheon on the 17th, Lim Hee-rae won the second round with a 6-4 4-6 6-4 victory over Matsuda.
She defeated Kaho Oyama (Japan) and Eunji Lee (Korea Physical Education) in the preliminaries and reached the preliminary final, but she was blocked by Dayeon Baek (NH Nonghyup Bank) and was thwarted from advancing to the finals. However, due to her withdrawal as a finalist, she entered the finals as a lucky loser.스포츠토토
Lim Hee-rae said, “I think it helped her to go to the finals as a lucky loser and put down the pressure and play. She will prepare harder for the next match and use it as an opportunity to improve her performance.” conveyed his impressions.
Park So-hyun (Seongnam City Hall), ranked 3rd in the domestic women’s ranking, won the second round by winning over Kim Da-bin (Gangwon-do Office) 6-4 3-6 6-1, and An Yu-jin (Goyang City Hall) won Kim Ha-ram (Korea Expressway Corporation) in a no-lose set. and advanced to the second round.