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Taiwan tennis player makes history by winning title at French Open

 Taipei's Tsung-Hua Yang holds up his award after defeating Poland's Jerzy Janowitz during the boys final at the French Open tennis tournament in Pari...
 Taipei's Tsung-Hua Yang jubilates after defeating Poland's Jerzy Janowitz during the boys final at the French Open tennis tournament in Paris on Sund...

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Taipei's Tsung-Hua Yang holds up his award after defeating Poland's Jerzy Janowitz during the boys final at the French Open tennis tournament in Pari...

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Taipei's Tsung-Hua Yang jubilates after defeating Poland's Jerzy Janowitz during the boys final at the French Open tennis tournament in Paris on Sund...

Taiwan's young tennis player Yang Tsung-hua, who won the junior boys singles title at the French Open, makes history not only in Taiwan but also in Asia, an proud official of the Chinese Taipei Tennis Association said here Sunday.
The official said Yang who beat Poland's 12th seed Jerzy Jankowicz 6-3, 7-6(7/5) to win the title earlier that day in Paris, is Taiwan's first player ever win a title at the Grand Slam tennis tournaments.
Yang broke Taiwan players' best record in Grand Slam hold by him when he made it to the final in the junior boys final at the Australian Open in January this year, and by another player Wang Yeu-Tzuoo, who made it to the final in the junior boys singles of the U.S. Open in 2001, the official said.
Yang is also the first Asian player ever won any title at the Grand Slam since Indian player Leander Paes won the junior boys singles title at the U.S. Open in 1991, said the official


Updated : 2021-02-28 20:47 GMT+08:00