Mubarak Shanan reaches quarterfinals of Qatar F2 Futures
14 Apr 2016

The Qatari player secured his place in the quarterfinals after beating the world number 514 Karlovskiy who also claimed the title of Qatar F1 Futures last week.


After the match, Mubarak Shanan said “I’m happy to beat the Russian player who won the title of Qatar F1 Futures and to qualify to the quarterfinals”


“I played a good game and was keen to win the opening set to gain confidence and feel relax during the rest of the game” Shanan added.


In the quarterfinals, Mubarak Shanan will take on the qualifier Baptiste Crepatte, of France. 


Began on Monday at the Khalifa Tennis and Squash Complex, the event features the participation of players from India, Russia, Ireland, United Kingdom, France, Tunisia, Slovakia, Czech, USA, Italy and hosts Qatar.


The Qatari squad includes Rayyan Al Jefairi, Omar Al Jefairi, Mousa Shanan, Mubarak Shanan, and Abdullah Shanan.


A regular fixture on the ITF international circuit, the Futures tournament is quickly gaining traction with the number of participating players increasing with each edition.