‘’On the tour’’….Futures in Egypt and Turkey…New Career High for the doubles…!
Hello my friends from Athens, after 5 weeks in Egypt and in Turkey and the futures tournaments I was playing there…!
The only good thing from this tour, it is that i have a new career high ranking for the doubles at 552, by winning the title in F22 in Turkey and also I was in semis for the F23...!
I supposed to be happy for this but to tell you the truth, I am not, because for the singles despite my effort, finally I had 4 win – 5 lost...!
So, for the Futures 19 in Egypt for the 1st round against ALLEMBY, James from Great Britain who came from the qualifying draw, by playing quite good, i won 62,62...!
Against no 4 seed of the draw from Egypt, SABRY, Sherif (S.R.:405) for the 2nd round, I lost 76(5),62 but the tricky thing was that I had 0 out of 5 break points in the first set, but for sure my opponent was better than me...!
Again from Egypt and the F20 in Sharm El Sheikh, against no 2 seed of the draw Giner Marc from Spain (S.R.:347) I lost by 46, 63, 67(1)…! I had 14 break points before the match was in the tiebreak in the third set, which i was really tired, after 3 hours to do something better there...!
Istanbul and the F21 in Turkey in hard courts this time, was my next tournament...!
MARESCA, Santiago from Uruguay (S.R.:1327) was my first opponent and i won this time 63,63 by breaking his serve two times in the first set and one time in the second...!
In the 2nd round in a very bad match for me, I lost from the winner of the tournament and no2 seed of the draw by 36,16, PROPOGGIA, Dane from Australia (S.R.: 438)…!
For the F22 for the first round i played another Australian player, POLKINGHORNE, Darren K (ATP S.R.:956)....!
This time i won by 76(3),63 by playing quite good especially in the second set...!
2nd round I lost 36,36 from no 1 seed of the draw and winner of the tournament, SETKIC, Aldin (S.R.:306) from Bosnia/Herzegovina…!
F23 and for the singles after a very tough battle, i managed to win by 64,76(3) SIMON, Tobias from Germany (S.R.:977)...! My opponent served me 12 aces, (his height is 2.02) but i also had my serve in a very big day and i served 14...!!!
I lost second round from no 6 of the draw GASPAR MURTA, Andre (S.R.:633) by 75,64 after a very closed match with a lot of bad luck in critical points…!
Now I am in Athens with my training team, prepare for at least 2 weeks and soon I will let you know my new tournaments…!
Stay in touch…!!!