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Adelaide International 2: Kwon advances to semi-finals

SoonWoo Kwon won against Mikael Ymer 6-1, 6-2 on Thursday

Soonwoo Kwon Soonwoo Kwon (KOR) hits a backhand to Milos Raonic (CAN) at the AgBioEn Kooyong Classic on Day 1 in Melbourne Australia Copyright: ZM / Panoramic

Lucky loser SoonWoo Kwon moved into the semi-finals of the Adelaide International 2 by beating Swede qualifier Mikael Ymer 6-1, 6-2 at Memorial Drive Tennis Centre on Thursday.

Kwon, ranked No 84, will face Jack Draper next.

Ahead of his victory, SoonWoo Kwon won against Czech qualifier Tomas Machac (6-4, 6-4) and edged out Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta, the second seed (3-6, 6-4, 6-4).

Ymer, ranked No 77, won against Finn Emil Ruusuvuori (6-4, 4-6, 6-3) and American Mackenzie McDonald (3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3).

Adelaide ATP250, other quarter-final matches (Memorial Drive Tennis Centre, hard, USD 713.495, most recent results first):

  • Jack Draper beat Karen Khachanov (3): 6-4, 7-6 (3)
  • Thanasi Kokkinakis vs. Miomir Kecmanovic: Thursday in Adelaide
  • Roberto Bautista Agut vs. Alejandro Davidovich Fokina : Thursday in Adelaide

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