The Chinese man who made it to the US Open

Wu Yibing becomes first Chinese man to reach the US Open third round since 1881

There have been only eight Chinese men to reach the third round at the US Open since 1881.

Of these eight, four — Zhu Yuling, Fu Haifeng, Shun Hwa and Fu Haichin — have reached five sets, and two — Wang Qiang and Xu Yajun — have gone on to reach the fourth round

Liu Chuying, the last Chinese man to reach the third round in the Open at the US, didn’t make the cut.

But Wu Yibing is the first Asian man to do so in nine years since Ding Junhui had a 6-4, 6-2 win over Juan Martin del Potro in the 2008 US Open first round.

As a youngster, I was always fascinated by the stories of how Chinese men were able to make it in the US Open. But after so many years, it was exciting to see another Asian man make it in the 3rd round.

The way Ding Junhui won the US Open wasn’t even televised. It was just the way he dominated the US Open and the way fans cheered him on. The way he dominated the US Open and the way the crowd cheered him on was something that only he could do.

The way Liu Chuying went for 4-3, 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7/5), 6-3, 6-7 (7/8), 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (4/6) and won a marathon match against Juan Martin del Potro in the US Open is something that was never witnessed before.

Liu Chuying is now one of three Chinese people in the Open so far, and the only male player at the moment.

How did a Chinese guy have such a chance, and more importantly what does the next Chinese man have as in his sights?

In terms of strategy, he doesn’t have much chance. Chinese men rarely make it to the 3rd round in the Open.

But I will say this: as a

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