Kazakhstan’s Popko strolls into ATP Challenger main draw in Buenos Aires

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Kazakhstan’s Dmitry Popko propelled to the main draw of the ATP Challenger AAT DE TCA 1 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Kazinform News Agency cites Sports.kz.

In the 1st round qualifying Popko eliminated Argentinian tennis player Alexis Gurmendi in three sets 6-4, 6-7, 6-3. He stunned another Argentinian Leonardo Abolan in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 in the 2nd round qualifying.

The 27-year-old Popko will face Brazilian Orlando Luz in the first round of the tournament.

The Kazakhstani is currently ranked 417th in the ATP Singles Rankings.

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