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Lu Yen-hsun loses ATP Shanghai Challenger finals due to injury

2017/09/17 21:50:44

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Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) Taiwanese tennis player Lu Yen-hsun (盧彥勳) dropped out of the ATP Shanghai Challenger finals Sunday because of an injured right shoulder after losing the first set in a tiebreaker.

Lu faced Wu Yibing (吳易昺) in the finals, a 17-year-old Chinese tennis player who won the 2017 U.S. Open junior singles and doubles titles.

The final score of the game was 7-6(6).

Lu, 34 years old, has won 29 Challenger events with a current Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) ranking of 35.

The competition which had a prize money of US$75,000 (NT$2,250,000) opened on Sept. 9 in Shanghai, China.

(By Li Chin-wei and William Yen)