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Chinese tennis gamers on a roll at Hangzhou Asiad

HANGZHOU, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) — US Open quarterfinalist Zheng Qinwen of China brushed apart Mongolia’s Maralgoo Chogsomjav 6-0, 6-0 in an hour to progress into the third spherical of girls’s tennis singles on the Hangzhou Asian Games right here on Monday.

“I feel excited to play here in my home country. I will concentrate on the process of each game and try my best to pursue the Asiad gold,” the 20-year-old stated after the win.

Her compatriot Zhu Lin adopted go well with, beating Ushna Suhail of Pakistan 6-0, 6-0 to succeed in the third spherical.

In the lads’s singles, China’s Zhang Zhizhen defeated Ammar Faleh A Alhogbani of Saudi Arabia 7-5, 6-2, whereas one other Chinese Wu Yibing clinched a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Justin Barki of Indonesia.

“There are many people around cheering for us. After a slow start today, I came back quickly to win the match,” Zhang stated.

Barki regarded Wu as his idol and stated, “It was an honor to share the court with him. I also appreciate the support from the Chinese fans. I haven’t had the experience of playing in front of so many people. It was definitely a bit of an extra energy.”

In the doubles, Zhang and Wu secured a 6-3, 6-4 win over Mubarak Alharrasi and Mashari Naif of Qatar within the second spherical, whereas Zhu and Buyunchaokete of China crushed Uzbek pair Shakhnoza Marimova and Amir Milushev within the combined occasion.

The solely defeat for residence gamers got here within the ladies’s doubles when Zheng and Zhu misplaced to Momoko Kobori and Ayano Shimizu of Japan 7-6 (5), 6-3.