The results of the draw for the “Dubai Tennis” men’s championship, which was drawn today, Saturday, in the Majlis Hall at the “Dubai Duty Free” stadium in the Garhoud area, with prizes of $ 2.9 million, resulted in a difficult confrontation for the only Arab representative in the Tunisian singles competitions, Malek Jaziri, in his last appearance in the world. The yellow ball, after the draw put him in the face of the Spanish world number 31, Alejandor Fokina, in the opening of the first round.
The draw was easy for the world number one, Serbian Novak Djokovic, paving the way for the opportunity to snatch his historically sixth title in “Tennis Dubai” after his coronation in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2020, after placing him at the head of the first group, and starting his career by meeting one of the players coming from The qualifying round, and Djokovic’s task will not be difficult to reach the quarter-finals, in which he is expected to face the first players ranked in the list of 20, with a meeting with Poland’s Hubert Hurkas, ranked 11 in the world.
The draw for the Dubai Tennis Championships for men, which was drawn today, Saturday, in the Majlis Hall at the “Dubai Duty Free” stadium in the Garhoud region, results in a difficult confrontation for the only Arab representative in the Tunisian singles competitions, Malek Jaziri, in his last appearance in the world of yellow ball#Emirates_Today_Sport pic.twitter.com/K0GvPQQtAC
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The results of the draw continued to do justice to the world’s top ranked players participating in the title of the 31st edition of “Tennis Dubai”, by last year’s Dubai title holder and the world’s fourth-ranked Russian Andrei Rublev at the head of the second group, with a potential confrontation that could bring Rublev together with Tunisian Jaziri in the second round, provided that no Russian Rublev stumbled in the first round against Serbian Filip Krajinovic, ranked 67th in the world.
The draw ceremony was attended by Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dubai Duty Free, the owner and organizer of the event, Salah Tahlak, Director of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, and the representative of the Professional Tennis Players Association, Roland Hervell, along with British players Daniel Evans, ranked 29 in the world, and Australian Alexei Bobrin. Share within the list of invitation cards.
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