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ATP Korea Open: O’Connell retires, Tseng advances to second round

Chun-Hsin Tseng benefited from the abandonment of Christopher O’Connell (6-4, 0-0) on Tuesday

Chun-Hsin Tseng moved into the second round of the Korea Open when Australian Christopher O’Connell retired at the Seoul Olympic Park on Tuesday.

Tseng, ranked No 88, led 6-4, 0-0 when O’Connell, ranked No 105, pulled out at the Seoul Olympic Park on Tuesday night.

Chun-Hsin Tseng will play American lucky loser Aleksandar Kovacevic next.

Seoul ATP 250, other first-round matches (Seoul Olympic Park, hard, USD 1.237.570, most recent results first):

  • Taro Daniel vs. Emilio Gomez
  • SoonWoo Kwon vs. Yunseong Chung
  • Yoshihito Nishioka vs. Daniel Evans
  • Jenson Brooksby vs. Tung-lin Wu: tuesday
  • Steve Johnson beat JiSung Nam (WC): 7-6 (3), 6-4
  • Mackenzie McDonald beat Pedro Martinez: 7-5, 6-4
  • Nicolas Jarry (Q) beat Ryan Peniston (LL): 6-3, 7-6 (8)
  • Kaichi Uchida (WC) beat Seong Chan Hong (WC): 6-4, 6-2
  • Radu Albot beat Hiroki Moriya (LL): 6-3, 6-4
  • Aleksandar Kovacevic beat Miomir Kecmanovic (7): 6-4, 6-4
  • Jaume Munar beat Yosuke Watanuki (Q): 2-1 ret.
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