15 years old Alex Gaponenko, David Squad player, won the Singles ITF Junior tournament in memory of Alex Podolsky which took place at the ITC – Be’er Sheva. Alex, who is practicing with coach Victor Mordekhai, beat Erik Grevelius from Sweden 2:6, 6:3, 7:5 after almost 2 hours of play in the final, to win a 2nd title in a row, after winning the ITF title in Bat Yam the week before. Alex won the Doubles title as well, together with Nevo Gavrieli, after beating Aaron Cohen and Noam Cohen 7:5 6:0 in the final.

Alex and Nevo – Doubles Champions