38th edition of the Hassan II Tennis Grand Prix: Elimination of Karim Bennani and Hamza Karmoussi in the 1st round


Moroccan tennis players Karim Bennani and Hamza Karmoussi were eliminated; Sunday, in the first round of Qualifications for the 38th edition of the Hassan II Tennis Grand Prix, which continues until April 7 at the courts of the Royal Tennis Club of Marrakech (RTCMA).

In a hotly contested match, Karim Bennani lost to the Italian Matteo Gigante (149th in the world) by two sets to one (6-4, 4-6, 1-6).

His compatriot Hamza Karmoussi was beaten by the German Benjamin Hassan by two sets to 0 (3-6, 4-6).

During these qualifications, the 2nd round of which will be played on Monday, 16 players are in the running for 04 tickets to the final draw of this ATP 250 tournament, the first of the season on clay.

Elliot Benchetrit, the last Moroccan tennis player entered in the Grand Prix Hassan II, will face player Pavel Kotov on Monday in the round of 16 of this tournament.

Placed under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, and organized by the Royal Moroccan Tennis Federation (FRMT), the Hassan II Grand Prix, which has been played since 2016 on the RTCMA courts, constitutes a true gathering of tennis superstars. world tennis, offering an unforgettable experience to fans eager to witness the most intense exchanges on clay.

This 38th edition sees the participation of several tennis players ranked in the TOP 100 in the world, including the Serbian Laslo Djere (35th in the world), the Austrian Sébastian Ofner (40th in the world), the British Daniel Evans (43rd in the world), and the Spaniard Roberto Carballes Baena (64th in the world).

Remember that the Spaniard Roberto Carballes Baena won the 37th edition of the Grand Prix Hassan II.

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