the greek player Ioannis Kountourakis won by 6-1 and 6-2 to the Kazakh player Yan Brek in the qualifying round of the tournament Sharm El Sheikh. With this victory, the tennis player adds new points to his ranking to participate in the tournament Sharm El Sheikh.
the tournament of Sharm El Sheikh (ITF Egypt F5) has a preliminary access phase in which the players with the lowest ranking have to obtain the highest possible points in order to qualify and participate in the official tournament. In this particular stage, a total of 40 players participate. Likewise, it is celebrated from January 30 to February 6 on an outdoor hard court.