Korda, Liang win Australian Open junior titles

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Korda, Liang win Australian Open junior titles
United States' Sebastian Korda celebrates with a scissor kick after defeating Taiwan's Tseng Chun Hsin in the boy's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — American Sebastian Korda, son of 1998 Australian Open men’s champion Petr Korda, won the boys singles title on Saturday, beating Chun Hsin-tseng of Taiwan 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the final on Rod Laver Arena.

Liang En Shuo became the first player from Taiwan to win the girls singles crown, beating France’s Clara Burel 6-3, 6-4. It was the 18th consecutive singles victory for Liang.