Who is Kwon Soon-Woo? Who is Novak Djokovic's Wimbledon 2022 opponent?

South Korean tennis player Kwon Soon-Woo raised eyebrows with his Wimbledon 2022 first-round performance against World No.1 Novak Djokovic on Monday.

Djokovic entered the 2022 Wimbledon Championships as the heavy favourite to win the Men's Singles titles off the back of a disappointing French Open, but the Serbian was well-matched by the Korean underdog.

We take a look at Kwon Soon-Woo's major career highlights to date as we profile Djokovic's first-round Wimbledon 2022 opponent.

Who is Kwon Soon-Woo?

The 24-year-old South Korean is currently World No.81 and South Korean No.1. Kwon has one singles title to his name having won the 2021 Astana Open, but has largely been an unknown on the elite tennis scene.

Kwon was beaten in four sets by Andriy Rublev in the French Open last month and was beaten in five sets by Denis Shapovalov in the Australian Open, making him no stranger to causing problems for tennis' big names.

Having turned professional in 2015, this match with Djokovic has elevated Kwon into the public discourse.

Where to Watch Novak Djokovic vs Kwon Soon-Woo

British tennis fans will be able to watch Novak Djokovic vs Kwon Soon-Woo on the BBC One channel. Wimbledon 2022 games will be available on the BBC red button throughout the day.

Those with a TV license will be able to stream the game on the go through the BBC iPlayer app.

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