The David Squad player, Yshai Oliel, won his first pro title in his career after beating Tom Jomby from France 7:6 6:2 in the Galilee Sajur International Tennis Tournament (15,000$). Yshai became the 4th player born in 2000 who conquered the Futures title, and he didn’t drop a set the whole week.
Yshai beat Oz Daniel (Israel) 6:2 6:0 in the 1st round, in the 2nd round he beat 6:3 6:4 the French qualifier, Antoine Cornut Chauvinc, in the 1/4 final he won 7:6 (1) 6:3 against top seed, Igor Smilansky from Israel and in the semifinal he beat Alon Elia (Israel) 6:1 6:4. In the final Yshai came back from 1:4 down in the 1st set and saved 4 set points to win 8:6 in the tie break. A double break In the 2nd set made history for the 17 years old.
Yshai: “I am very happy to win my first pro tournament and from the way I played this week. I want to thanks The David Squad which supporting me all the time and to my staff – Jan Pochter, Andy Zingman and Guy Gafni. Hope to win many more tournament in my career”.
David Coffer, Chairman of the DS: “It’s an important first major step in search of ATP Points and professional playing level. We are all so proud of Yshai and his staff, they have arrived for 10 years supported by the Davis Squad and we believe that Yshsi will be the first of many champions from the David Squad”.