Holger Rune (20, Denmark, world No. 9), who received the ‘Rookie of the Year’ award on the men’s professional tennis (ATP) tour last year, reached the quarterfinals of the Montpellier Open singles.
Rune defeated Marc Andrea Whistler (26, Switzerland, world No. 49) 2-0 (7-6<7-5) in the ATP Tour 250 Series Sud des France Open Montpellier singles round of 16 held in Montpellier, France on the 10th (Korean time). > 6-2) won.
Rune reached the top three times on the ATP Tour last year alone. In particular, in the final of the Paris Masters, the Masters 1000 event held in November, he won a 2-1 (3-6 6-3 7-5) come-from-behind victory over “flawless” Novak Djokovic (36, Serbia, world No. 1).
After winning his first Masters 1000 series, Rune was awarded the Rookie of the Year award at the ATP Awards. He quickly emerged as one of men’s tennis’ next-generation aces, but was knocked out in the round of 16 at this year’s Australian Open.
Rune, the top seed in the Montpellier Open, got off to a good start by defeating Whistler.
In the quarterfinals, Rune will face Gregoire Vereret (28, France, 75th in the world).
The second seed, Yannick Sinner (21, Italy, world No. 17), also advanced to the quarterfinals by withdrawing from Marton Persovicis (30, Hungary, World No. 69).
Thinner competes with Lorenzo Sonego (27, Italy, 56th in the world) to advance to the semifinals.
Meanwhile, the TV channel SPOTV ON and the sports OTT service SPOTV NOW will broadcast live satellite events of the Montpellier Open 안전놀이터. It will also be broadcast live on SPOTV ASIA (Spotv Asia). Sporty Asia is a channel broadcasting to 13 countries in Southeast Asia, and broadcasts tennis grand slam tournaments such as Wimbledon and US Open, men’s professional tennis ATP tour, motorcycle racing competition MotoGP (GP), WTT (World Table Tennis) table tennis competition, and BWF ( World Badminton Federation) Badminton competition, International Sports Climbing (IFSC), Sports Climbing World Cup, etc. are provided.