Israeli junior falls to French Open exit
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Israeli junior falls to French Open exit

Yshai Oliel suffers second round defeat at Roland Garros

Andrew Sherwood is the Jewish News Sport and Community Editor

Yshai Oliel is through to the second round of both singles and doubles competition
Yshai Oliel is through to the second round of both singles and doubles competition

Yshai Oliel was knocked out of the boys’ tournament at the French Open on Wednesday afternoon.

Up against the eighth seed, Uzbekistan’s Djurabeck Karimov, the Israeli won the first set on a tie-break, but lost the second and third 6-2.

Oliel is though still involved in action in Paris, and later on Wednesday, was due to begin his doubles campaign.

Teaming up with Czech Patrik Rikl, they take on the sixth seeds, Australian Alexei Popyrin and China’s Yibing Wu.

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