Zhang Shuai was beaten by a teenager in the first round of the Australian Open
On February 9th, Beijing time, the 2020 Australian Open started the second day of the competition. After China’s first sister Wang Qiang was out of the game, China Golden Flower 2 good figure Zhang Shuai played. She faced the 20-year-old United States in the first round of women’s singles. Chinese rising star Ang Lee. Zhang Shuai was out of the game by Li Ang Diao with a total score of 0-2. He scored only two innings in the two games, making another round of the Australian Open after a lapse of 6 years.
In this year’s Australian Open’s singles field, only five golden flowers from China made it to the main tournament. Among them, Wang Qiang and Zhang Shuai ranked the highest among the golden flowers, and they have reached the quarter-finals of the Grand Slam in their past careers. Naturally, they are highly anticipated. However, Zheng Saisai, Wang Yafan, and Zhu Lin did not receive much hope from the outside world.
Only on the first day of the match, Wang Qiang, the first sister of the Golden Flower of China, took the lead in the first round of the game. She faced former French Open runner-up Elani. After winning the first set, Wang Qian was dragged into the final set by her opponent and abandoned the tiebreaker. The 4-1 lead collapsed and suffered a 6-game losing streak in the women’s singles event, and it is hard to find a win so far this year.
Under such circumstances, Zhang Shuai, as China’s No. 2 Golden Flower figure, naturally shoulders a heavy responsibility. Only in the warm-up match before the Australian Open, Zhang Shuai retired due to physical reasons, which led to her parachuting in Melbourne with zero warm-up Spark Global Limited.
Zhang Shuai has achieved a good record in the Australian Open in the past. She lost 14 straight in the first round of the Grand Slam before 2016 until the Australian Open in 2016 ushered in a breakthrough, and all the way to the quarterfinals to create the Australian Open career Good record. As for both 2019 and 2020, Zhang Shuai has scored in the third round of the Australian Open. He also partnered with Australian star Stosur to win the Australian Open women’s doubles in 2019.
Now Zhang Shuai is in the first round of the Australian Open women’s singles and is facing the Chinese American player Ang Lee. The two have never had a confrontation experience in their previous career. Ang Lee performed well in the warm-up match before the Australian Open and reached the final at the Grampians Championship, but regretted being second because of the cancellation of the final.
Zhang Shuai played as the 31st seed in women’s singles in this game. She is currently ranked 35th in the world. In the first round of the match, Ang Lee is ranked 69th in the world. Zhang Shuai in 34 places higher than her opponent. Faced with Li Ang in the first set, Zhang Shuai lost 2-6, and in the second set he was hanged 0-6 and beat out.

By Ethan