ITF World Tennis Tour – Round-Up CW01

Skander Mansouri (photo: @Skander Mansouri/Instagram)

MUNICH, January 12, 2022 (by Dietmar Kaspar)

M15 Manacor ESP – Ugo Blanchet triumphs in Mallorca 

The Rafa Nadal Academy World Tennis Tour by Movistar by LG concluded with the title win of Ugo Blanchet. 

The No. 6 seed from France advanced to the final with a straight-set win against Christian Sigsgaard of Denmark.

Swiss No. 4 seed Antoine Bellier battled past Spanish junior entry Pedro Rodenas in the semi-finals in two sets.

With both players gaining one break in the title match, twenty-three-year-old Blanchet sent down 10 aces to seal a 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 victory in two hours and 37 minutes. The Saint-Julien-en-Genevois native lifted his second career trophy on the ITF World Tennis Tour.

M15 Cairo EGY – Andrey Chepelev returns to winners’ circle

Left-handed Andrey Chepelev is the champion of the Egypt Men’s Future, held at Al-Solaimaneyah Tennis Center in Cairo. 

The 23-year-old Russian made the last step to the final by defeating his countryman and No. 6 seed Denis Klok in three sets. 

Edoardo Lavagno, second seed, emerged victorious from the all-Italian semifinal-clash versus Simone Roncalli in straight sets.

No. 4 seeded Chepelev converted five of his 10 break-point chances and didn’t drop a service game in the championship match to prevail 6-1, 6-2 in 90 minutes. The Moscow native celebrated his fourth singles title on the ITF World Tennis Tour, his first after three title wins in 2018.


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M25 Monastir TUN – Skander Mansouri captures back-to-back titles on home soil 

Following his title win at the same place last week, Skander Mansouri clinched another trophy of the Magic Hotel Tours tournament, hosted by Hotel Skanes Family in Monastir. 

The 26-year-old knocked off the tournament’s top seed and fellow Tunisian Aziz Dougaz in the stage of the final four in two sets.

Giovanni Oradini won the all-Italian semifinal-encounter against No. 4 seed Riccardo Balzerani in three sets.

Tunis-born Mansouri fired 10 aces in the title match and won 89 per cent of his first-service points to claim a 6-4, 6-4 victory after one hour and 39 minutes. The No. 3 seed lifted his 11th career trophy on the ITF World Tennis Tour, all of them won on hard court.


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