The opponent Dolgopolov stopped the match for religious reasons

Israeli Dudi SELA in the tournament in the Chinese Shenzhen on September 29 did not finish the match against the first racket of Ukraine Oleksandr Dolgopolov for religious reasons, reports The Times of Israel.

The tennis player did not manage to complete the game before the onset of the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, during which prohibited any work. The village decided to leave the court in the third set when the score was 3:6, 6:4, 0:1.

The Israelis asked the tournament organizers to supply its match to an earlier time, but the meeting took place on the second run, said Sports.ru.

Thus, Dolgopolov automatically through to the semi-finals of the competition.

Yom Kippur – Judaism’s most important holidays, a day of fasting, repentance and remission of sins. Traditionally on this day the faithful Jews observe a nearly 25-hour fasting, spending most of the day in intense prayer and visiting the synagogue.




The opponent Dolgopolov stopped the match for religious reasons 30.09.2017

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