Duckhee Lee Breaks Ground For Deaf Athletes In Winston-Salem
Trailblazing South Korean Duckhee Lee has defied the odds throughout his life. The 21-year-old broke new ground once again on Monday by becoming the first deaf player to win an ATP Tour main draw match.
Lee beat Swiss Henri Laaksonen 7-6(4), 6-1 at the Winston-Salem Open after a lengthy rain delay. The South Korean, No. 212 in the ATP Rankings, won the final three points of the first-set tie-break and broke twice in the second set to prevail.
Read: Lee Overcomes Disability To Succeed (July 2015)
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