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S. Korean tennis player becomes 1st deaf player to win on ATP Tour Updated: 2019-08-21 06:43:34 KST

South Korean tennis player Lee Duck-hee has made history,…becoming the first deaf athlete to win an A-T-P Tour match.
The 21-year-old, ranked 212th in the world, beat Switzerland's Henri Laak-so-nen on Monday at the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina.
Lee fired nine aces on his way to the groundbreaking victory.
It's was quite the feat as Lee is unable to hear calls from the line judges or the umpire, and relies on signals and gestures to communicate.
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