Seongchan Hong advances to singles finals of Bengaluru Open Challenger Tennis Tournament

Seongchan Hong

Hong Seong-chan (221st place, Sejong City Hall) reached the singles final of the Men’s Professional Tennis (ATP) Bengaluru Open Challenger Tournament (total prize money of $133,250).

Seongchan Hong defeated Oriol Roca Bataya (209th, Spain) 2-1 (6-2 3-6 6-3) in the singles semifinals on the 6th day of the tournament held in Bengaluru, India on the 17th (local time). 파워볼사이트

As a result, Hong Seong-chan will face Stefano Napolitano (204th place, Italy) in the finals on the 18th.

Seongchan Hong advanced to the singles final of his second challenger tournament this year after finishing second in the Bangkok Open Challenger (total prize money: $82,000) held in Nonthaburi, Thailand in January.

Challenger is one level lower than Tour and mainly features players ranked 100 to 300 in the world rankings.

Hong Seong-chan, who started this year’s singles ranking at 273rd place, has now risen more than 50 places and secured entry into the 190th rank by advancing to the finals of this tournament.

If he wins, his ranking is expected to rise to around 170th place.

Hong Seong-chan, who currently has the highest world ranking among Korean players, has also increased his chances of participating in the French Open preliminaries, which will open in May.

Seongchan Hong has won the singles title at a challenger tournament held in Japan in November 2022. 슬롯

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