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Israeli pro tennis player quits mid-match to observe Yom Kippur

JNS.org | Posted: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 7:33 am

The top-ranked Israeli professional tennis player, Dudi Sela, walked off the court during the third set of a quarterfinal match in the ATP Shenzhen Open tennis tournament last Friday due to the imminent start of Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar.

The 32-year-old Israeli player, ranked 77th in the world, quit his match against Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov after losing the first set, but winning the second.

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