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Lee Duck-hee becomes first deaf player to win ATP main draw match


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Lee Duck-hee is now the first deaf player to win an ATP Tour main draw match after the South Korean beat Henri Laaksonen 7-6(4) 6-1 in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open. The 21-year-old hammered nine aces relying on signals and gestures on his way to a historic win after a lengthy rain delay in North Carolina. Lee will next face third seed Hubert Hurkacz of Poland on Tuesday in the second round fixture.