Good news from tennis tournaments
Two Belarusians claim victory on international courts
Alexander Bury has won the ATP tournament’s doubles title: the first of his career. Bury was partnering Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin in the Association of Tennis Professionals’ event, defeating Austrian Olivier Marach and Pakistani Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi in the final match — 3:6, 6:2 and 10:5. Hosted by Swiss Gstaad, the tournament had a prize fund of 440,000 Euros.
Meanwhile, at an international tournament hosted by Slovak Piešťany, Vladimir Ignatik, aged 25, beat Filip Horanský of Slovakia — 6:3, 7:5. Vladimir was a favourite to win, having defeated Czech Václav Šafránek in the semi-final — 6:3 and 6:3.
By Igor Leshin