Chinese Players Zheng Qinwen and Wang Xinyu Shine at US Open

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In a significant achievement, Chinese tennis players Zheng Qinwen and Wang Xinyu have made it to the fourth round of the US Open, marking their maiden appearance in this stage of the prestigious tournament.

Zheng Qinwen secured her place in the Round of 16 after a hard-fought match against Italy’s Lucia Bronzetti, with a final score of 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the third round. This victory is especially historic as it makes Zheng the first Chinese woman to reach this stage at the US Open. Her impressive defensive skills and determination shone throughout the match.

Joining Zheng in this milestone is Wang Xinyu, who also reached her first-ever Slam Round of 16. Wang achieved this feat by defeating Anna Karolina Schmiedlova in a thrilling three-set game.

The achievement by these two Chinese players is a remarkable moment for Chinese tennis. This season has seen Chinese players reaching the fourth round of a Grand Slam for the second time, with the previous occurrence being at the Australian Open when Zhang Shuai and Zhu Lin accomplished a similar feat.

Looking ahead, Zheng Qinwen is set to face the formidable No.5 seed, Ons Jabeur, in the Round of 16 on Monday. Wang Xinyu expressed her journey and learnings, highlighting the importance of listening to one’s feelings and not solely relying on others’ advice. She emphasized her focus on tennis this year, leading to her success and increased confidence in high-level matches.

Re-reported from the article originally published in ANI

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