Tunisia/tennis: Grand Prix Hassan II, Tunisia’s favorite flung out
Tunisia’s favorite at the Grand prix Hassan II, Malek Jaziri has been eliminated at the first round (6/2, 3/0) by the Romanian Hanescu.
Malek blamed the mishap on fatigue and on poor preparations. He however had a taste of victory in the doubles beside A. Dolgopolov. They defeated the Spanish pair Andujar/Garcia-Lopez by 7/6, 7/6.
The winner of the Cup, which is played at Casablanca, will receive a cash prize of $ 400000.