Chinese wildcard Zhang Ze's fairytale run at the China Open came to an end on Friday when he suffered a straight-sets defeat to Germany's Florian Mayer in the quarter-finals.
Zhang Ze of China, seen here during his quarterfinal men's singles match against Florian Mayer of Germany, at the China Open tennis tournament in the National Tennis Center of Beijing, on October 5. Mayer won 6-3, 6-4.
The 22-year-old, ranked 165th in the world, made history in the last 16 when he became the first Chinese man ever to beat a top 20 player, dumping out France's Richard Gasquet.
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