Two days before the opening of the ATP 250 WATERGEN OPEN tournament, in the "Expo" hall in Tel Aviv, the draw for the doubles and qualifiers tournament was held this evening (Saturday).
One of the meetings that the Israeli audience is waiting to see in pairs is the renewed cooperation between Yoni Ehrlich and Novak Djokovic, when they will open in the first round against Brett Stevens and Sander Arends from the Netherlands.
For the Israeli this should be the retirement tournament.
Idan Leshem and Daniel Zuckerman, who received a free ticket in doubles, will meet Albano Olivetti and Constant Lestein from France, Yishai Oliel will take the court together with Hamad Medjedovic from Serbia, and the two will play against the first-ranked Rohan Bopana from India and Matva Middlekop from the Netherlands.
In the qualifying draw, the player of the Davis team - Daniel Zuckerman, ranked 449th in the world, received a difficult draw, and will meet the Spaniard Nicolás Alvarez Varona, ranked 225th in the world.
Idan Leshem (443 in the world), will play against the Italian Lorenzo Giustino (246).
Yishai Oliel received a free ticket for the individual lottery and skipped the qualifiers.
Will play singles, photo: Oren Aharoni
Tomorrow (Sunday) at 10:45 the main draw will also take place, where Djokovic will be ranked first followed by the Croatian Marin Cilic.
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