Korea U-16 women’s tennis advances to Junior Billy Jean King Cup finals for first time in 5 years

Director Joo-yeon Choi, Seo-ah Lee, Ye-seong Chu, Hee-won Joo (from left)

The Korean U-16 women’s national tennis team advanced to the finals of this year’s Junior Billy Jean King Cup.

Korea, led by coach Joo-yeon Choi, lost 1-2 in the final against Australia on the last day of the Junior Billy Jean King Cup Asia-Oceania regional qualifying tournament held in Simkent, Kazakhstan on the 18th (local time).

Korea, whose national team consisted of Seo-ah Lee (Chuncheon SC), Hee-won Joo (Yong-gyu Lim Academy), and Ye-seong Chu (Thinkron Academy), earned the right to advance to the finals, which are given to the top four countries in the competition. 메이저사이트

The Billy Jean King Cup is a national women’s tennis tournament.

Korea advanced to the finals by beating Japan 2-1 in the semifinals the previous day, and succeeded in advancing to the finals for the first time in five years since 2019.

In this competition, Australia, Korea, Japan, and China won tickets to the finals.

Coach Joo-yeon Choi said, “Although we unfortunately lost in the finals, we wanted to finish the tournament on a good note because we had something to gain from it,” and added, “I hope this tournament will serve as a foundation for the players’ development.”

This year’s Junior Billy Jean King Cup finals will be held in Spain, and the competition schedule has not yet been determined. 안전 슬롯사이트

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