Zhang Zhizhen becomes first Chinese man to qualify for Wimbledon in Open Era

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The 24-year-old is barely the fourth Chinese language man to play singles in the principle draw of a grand slam for the reason that Open Period started in 1968.

Wu Di (2013, 2014, 2016), Zhang Ze (2014, 2015) and Li Zhe (2019) have all performed on the Australian Open.

Wimbledon, the one grand slam to be canceled in 2020 as a result of Covid-19 pandemic, will return in its typical slot this yr with the principle draw beginning on June 28.