Turkey’s Yankı Erel wins boys’ doubles title at Wimbledon
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s Yankı Erel and his Finnish partner Otto Virtanen won the boys’ doubles junior in Wimbledon Tennis Championship held in Britain.
Erel and Virtanen played against Colombian Nicolas Mejia and Czech Ondrej Styler during the finals in London on July 15.
In the 1-hour 26-minute competition, they defeated their rivals 2-0.
The victory made Yankı Erel the first Turkish male tennis player, who became the Grand Slam champion in the juniors category.
Meanwhile, in the men’s singles final, Serbian Novak Djokovic became champion after defeating his South African rival Kevin Anderson 3-0.