Challenger in Kaohsiung

1 Oct

KAOHSIUNG – Andre Begemann entered the 125.000 US-Dollar endowed ATP-Challenger tournament in Kaohsiung (Taiwan) in singles and doubles. After three victories in singles qualification Begemann faced in maindraw number one seeded Jordan Thompson (Australia/ATP 70). The German knocked out the australian Top-70-Player in two straight sets 7:6, 6:3. In second round Begemann defeated Tsung Hua Yang (Taipeh) in three sets 3:6, 6:1, 6:4. In the quarterfinals, australian pro Marinko Matosevic was too strong for the german double-specialist (1:6, 3:6). In doubles »Bege« is partnering australian fellow Akira Santillan. First round win against Soon Wo Kwon and Duckhee Lee (Korea/6:2, 6:4), today quarterfinals against Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana (Thailand). Begemann/Santillan lost 4:6, 6:4, 4:10.