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Kazakh Kukushkin loses in 2017 Irving Challenger final

20 March 2017 09:59 638

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan lost in the final of the ATP Challenger in Irving, US, Kazinform has learnt from the ATP.

Kukushkin was stunned by world №94 Aljaz Bedene in a three-set match 4-6, 6-3, 1-6. It should be noted that the Kazakhstani is ranked 18 spots higher in the ATP ranking than his opponent.

In the semifinal Kukushkin toppled German Dustin Brown in straight sets 6-4, 6-2.

The prize fund of the tournament totaled $150,000.

Keywords: Kazakhstan, Sport, Tennis,