|作者：比格公司 点击率：144 发布时间：2016-06-23 14:06:26|
This year’s second Grand Slam, The French Open, provided disappointing results for Chinese fans & players as no Chinese female player advanced past the second round and no Chinese male player could capture a main draw slot out of the qualifying tournament.
In second round play, Zhang Shuai, China’s highest ranked player, bowed out to highly regarded Australian Samantha Stosur 3-6 & 4-6 while China’s hottest player, Wang Qiang, could not get by clay court specialist Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP) 1-6 & 3-6. Zhang SaiSai failed to advance out of the first round dropping her match to Croatia’s Ana Konjuh 3-6 & 1-6.
The best Chinese showing of this year’s first Grand Slam came in women doubles as the duo of XuYifan&ZhengSaiSai advanced to the quarterfinals before being toppled by the Russian pair of Margarita Gasparyan& Svetlana Kutznetsova 2-6 & 4-6/
There was a large Chinese contingent that participated in both the men & women singles qualifying tournament. In three-round men competition, Li Zhe had the best result taking his opening match before bowing out to Italy’s Thomas Fabbiano1-6 & 1-6. Wu Di, China’s highest ranking player in history, dropped his opening match to Hungary’s MartonFucsovics 1-6 & 3-6 while Bai Yan faced the same result against Germany’s Tobias Kanke 1-6 & 2-6.
Eight Chinese women sought qualification to the big show with only LuJia Jing advancing out of the first round before being eliminated by Romania’s AndreeaMitu 5-7 & 3-6. Only having the proverbial cup of coffee before heading home were Wang Yan 1-6 & 1-6 to Czech’s Andrea Hlavackova; Yang Zhao Xuan to Russia’s Irina Khromacjeva 4-6, 6-3 & 3-6; Zhang Yu Xuan 4-6 & 0-6 to Romania’s SoranaCirstea; Zhu Lin to Jana Cepelova of Slovakia 1-6, 6-4 & 1-6; Liu Chang to France’s Fiona Ferro 5-7 & 3-6; Han Xinyn to Czech’s Lucie Hradecka 4-6 & 3-6; and Zhang Lai Lin to Bulgaria’s SesilKaratantcheva in a heartbreaker 4-6, 6-4 & 7-9.
It’s onto strawberries & cream and what hopes to be the friendlier grass lawn of Wimbledon!