In France, Marseille launched a major tournament of the Association of tennis professionals Open 13 with a prize Fund of € 770 thousand. Russian Karen Khachanov in the first round played with the Slovenian Alag Bedene and quite unexpectedly lost, leaving the main draw.
Hechanova Match with Bedene was very resistant. Our tennis player was the favorite in this match and took the lead after the first set 6:4. But then the Russians clearly slowed down and the opponent seized the initiative, taking the second batch with the same score. In the third set the game was very tense, but decided an extra break in the performance of Poor – 7:5.