December 25, 2019

Aslan Karatsev wins Qatar Men’s ITF World Tennis Tour

Aslan Karatsev of Russia claimed the title of Qatar Men’s ITF World Tennis Tour organized by the Qatar Tennis Federation (QTF) in cooperation with International Tennis Federation (ITF) at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex.

In the final match of singles event, Aslan Karatsev defeated Aleksandre Bakshiof Georgia 3-6 6-2 6-2.

In doubles event, the Swedish duo of Simon Freund and Jonathan Mridha took the first place after beating Zizou Bergs of Belgium and Zura Tkemaladzein of Georgia the final match.

The medal ceremony was attended by the QTF Secretary-General Tariq Zainal

Zainal congratulated the winners and stressed that the tournament featured a very tough competition among the participating players.

“The federation is committed to organize such type of tournaments to provide the Qatari players with the opportunity to develop their levels by competing with other highly-ranked players” he said.

The ITF Men’s World Tennis Tour serves as the entry-level for professional tennis and sits between the ITF Junior World Tennis Tour and the elite levels of men’s professional tennis. The results of ITF tournaments are incorporated into the ATP Ranking, which enables professionals to progress to the ATP Challenger Tour and, ultimately, the ATP Tour.