Alex Gaponenko, the David Squad player, won the Israeli Champion for U-16 after beating Sahar Simon 6:2 6:3 in the final which took place in the tennis center of Ra’anana. Alex, who practices with coach Victor Mordukhaev, won the doubles tournament as well, with his partner Sahar Simon. 13 years old, Ron Ellouck, finished in the 5th place for the U-14 category after winning the consolation final.