Undefeated Marcelo Rios student’s end: Juncheng Shang falls narrowly in the final of the Granby Challenger – Nation World News

Juncheng Shang (246th) was unable to celebrate a second consecutive title after losing 7-5, 7-6(5) to local Gabriel Diallo (519th) in the final of the Challenger 80 in Granby, Canada. defeat ends undefeated in nine matches Ever since he began working with Marcelo Ríos, in a society that was completely unimaginable until recently, and which gives plenty to talk about on the circuit.

When the left-handed pair began working together, the 17-year-old tennis player never made it past the Round of 16 at Challenger level and finished 344th. Starting this Monday, he will move up to 202nd in the rankings, which makes him the best-ranked tennis player of his age.

Despite the difference in places, the 20-year-old was a tough opponent for Diallo Shang, unable to take advantage of the break option he had in the fourth. Play, With quite powerful shots, the local complicated the Asian in the first set, supported by his great height (2.01 m) and the encouragement of the Canadian public. Actually, he had a break point in the ninth game. However, Rios’ pupil managed to get out of that troubled position with angled shots. In the stands you can hear Vitakura’s left hand “Vamos Jerry”.

The first was defined by a partial statement. In the ninth game, the first break of the match happened in favor of Canada, who secured the break with a notable angled forehand. Then, without much inconvenience, the local guest whipped up the sleeve with his service. It was the first time in the entire week that the Chinese lost a set.

The homeowner was inspired and the young tennis player from Beijing could not trouble him with his shots. On sheer power, Diallo broke in seventh. However, nerves did not allow him to confirm the break in the next one. Later in the eleventh game the same situation was repeated. Again the venue went bankrupt and could not close again, even losing two match points.

match gone tie break And there Shang had great moments, but it was the Canadian who played almost perfect tennis to win the first crown of his career.

Despite the defeat, the balance is more than positive for Asians, who He is excited to continue joining hands with Marcelo Rios. Of course, everything should be resolved in the coming days, when Chile will decide after this trial period. To continue or not to keep the great Chinese promise.


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