Bernabe Zapata Miralles Comes Through a Thriller at the Poznan Open

|

Top seed Bernabe Zapata Miralles found himself 1-6 1-4 15-40 down on serve against Dmitry Popko and almost out of the tournament. The Spaniard was visibly frustrated as his attempts to hit through his opponent saw him driving more balls straight into the back fence than past the Kazakh for winners. Understandably enough, the 24-year-old’s […] READ MORE



Will Botic van de Zandschulp Find Another Gear?

|

Poznan, Poland– Second seed Botic van de Zandschulp has managed to advance to the quarterfinals of the Poznan Challenger without any issues. The 25-year-old took out Polish wild card Daniel Michalski and lucky loser Miljan Zekic. Both the Pole and the Serbian won a couple of games in a row at some point in their […] READ MORE



Bjorn Borg Visits Poznan With His Son Leo, Who Bows Out Early

|

Poznan, Poland– Leo Borg was eliminated in the Poznan Challenger’s opening round by Alexander Shevchenko, a 20-year-old Russian qualifier. The Swede was originally supposed to face Hugo Gaston, but the Frenchman decided to withdraw due to fatigue from his runner-up run at Gstaad. Borg played a very competitive first set but ultimately couldn’t keep up […] READ MORE


Alexander Shevchenko’s Successful Challenger Tour Debut

|

(Poznan, Poland) Despite competing in a Challenger Tour event for the very first time, 20-year old Alexander Shevchenko managed to take out Geoffrey Blancaneaux and Evan Furness to make the main draw in Poznan. The Russian took titles at M25 Velenje and M15 Tbilisi earlier in the season and finally landed an opportunity to debut in […] READ MORE