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Idan Leshem: "I had 3 difficult years, but I love tennis" | Israel today

2022-09-25T11:34:12.849Z

The Israeli tennis player after the surprising victory in the ATP Tel Aviv qualifiers: "The Israeli audience pushed me. Now I will try to return to a higher ranking"



Today (Sunday) Idan Leshem achieved the third victory of his career, in the ATP qualifiers when he won in Tel Aviv, 3:6, 1:6 over the Italian Lorenzo Giustino, as he hopes that the victory will push him forward during his career.

"I didn't expect anything special, but I went up with a lot of confidence after Davis," he said at a press conference.

"The first game is always tricky and I hope the next game will be good for me as well." 

Idan there.

He won and advanced to the next stage in the qualifiers, photo: Or N'Aharoni

"I put a lot of pressure on my opponent and he made a lot of double errors. It was very important to me that there was a lot of Israeli crowd that pushed me. I came into this week with a lot of confidence, it's true there were losses in Davis, but I took the good things out of it and from game to game I feel like I'm getting better." 

On the continuation of the career: "I had 3 difficult years, but I love this sport, trying to do things correctly to return to the rankings I was and to rise beyond that."

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Source: israelhayom

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