Jibin Wu withstands Isner’s serve barrage, rewriting Chinese tennis history in thriller in Dallas – Tennis –

The tennis players were superior in all 18 games of their service in their first match. In the latter part of the second set, the Chinese athlete had trouble holding his serve, however, Wu overcame the difficult moment to return one match point and then win the tiebreak.

The tiebreak of the third set turned out to be a real climax for the whole tournament, the first Chinese tennis player in the ATP Finals U successfully eliminated three more match points from Isner, as well as using his own match point with the fifth move, waiting for Isner’s error in the 16th point of the tiebreak.

37-year-old Isner made 44 (!) unstoppable serves during the match, breaking his career personal record of three sets in a match eisu in number This was Isner’s 31st career final, with the American having previously won 16 titles.

Game statistics

Jibings Ū John Isner
Elusive serves: 7 44
Double mistakes: 2 1
1. serve: 68% 75%
Points after 1st serve: 69/87 (79%) 72/89 (81%)
Points after 2nd serve: 28/41 (68%) 21/29 (72%)
Break points: 0/2 0/3
Purely won hands: 41 60
Unforced errors: 17 21
Total Wins: 122 124

23-year-old Jibin Wu rewrote the history of Chinese tennis in the Dallas 250-point competition, becoming the first tennis player from this country to become a finalist and winner of the ATP tournament. Also, Wu became the first Chinese representative since 1995 to reach the semi-finals of the ATP tournament. In it, the talented Chinese played the favorite of the Dallas competition, Taylor Fritz (ATP 8th).

Wu, who was in the second thousand of the world ranking in the first half of February last year, will rise from the 97th position to the 58th place in the ATP ranking on Monday, reaching his personal record and also becoming China’s first rocket. The winner of the 2017 US Open singles and doubles tournaments in the junior competition did not play from March 2019 to December 2021 due to injuries.

Former junior world leader U has won 50 out of 60 matches since returning to the circuit, winning three ATP “Challenger” series tournaments as well.

Isner, defeated by U, will move up two positions in the ATP ranking – to 37th place. in the history of tennis let’s run the richest player already on Tuesday in the first round of the Delray Beach ATP 250 tournament is scheduled to fight against American Christopher Eubanks (ATP 104), who passed the qualification.

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