Tennis: Kukushkin wins tournament in Slovakia

June 18. Tengrinews

Tennis: Kukushkin wins tournament in SlovakiaKazakhstan’s tennis professional Mikhail Kukushkin has won the ATP Challenger tournament in Slovakia, Vesti.kz reports.

Kukushkin played against Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Damir Dzumhur in the tournament’s final. The Kazakhstan tennis player won the 1st set (6:4), but Dzumhur came back with a severe revenge in the next set (6:1). Such score usually means a breaking point, but Kukushkin didn’t give up and ended the 3d set in his favor with the score 6:2.

The match lasted for 1 hour and 49 minutes.

Kukushkin earned 4 300 Euro and 80 points in the ATP ranking for his victory at the tournament, that should help him to advance in the list. He is in the 324th place in the ranking now.

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