Qatar Open: Jakub Mensik beats Gael Monfils to become the tournament’s youngest finalist-ZoomTech News

Teenager Jakub Mensik beat Gael Monfils to turn out to be the youngest participant to succeed in the ultimate of the Qatar Open.

Mensik, 18, gained a key break at 4-3 within the third set earlier than happening to carry function he received 6-4 1-6 6-3 in Doha.

“I’m speechless,” he mentioned. “It’s superb. Hopefully not the final one [final].”

The Czech, who beat Briton Andy Murray earlier within the week, will face Russian Karen Khachanov in Saturday’s remaining.

Mensik added: “I’ve to say this efficiency was the most effective in my total life.

“I’m so glad I reached this degree within the semis, so hopefully tomorrow I play like this. An incredible feeling with my first ATP remaining.”

Khachanov got here by means of his last-four take a look at in opposition to Australia’s Alexei Popyrin 7-6 (14-12) 6-2 and is trying to win a sixth tour-level title.

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