Team VICTOR’s Sung Ji Hyun (Shirt: T-5100 / Bag: BR9602) downed World Champion Caroline Marin at the German Open Grand Prix Gold for her first title of the 2015 season.
This marked the 23-year old’s first win over the Spaniard. The two shared the first two games before Marin became visibly frustrated and emotionally tense in the decider, being penalized with a red card for on-court coaching, time violation and disrespect to opponent. Sung finally claimed the title match 21-15, 14-21, 21-6.
Key Numbers to Know
1 – Sung’s first victory in Europe.
4 – Sung’s ranked 4th in the world, 2 spots higher than Marin.
7 – Points Sung won consecutively after Marin was given a red card.
1986 – Year Sung’s mother, Kim Yun Ja, won the same tournament.
1989 – Sung’s birth year.
Sung downed Marin for her first victory in Europe.
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