Ukrainian tennis player Sergiy Stakhovsky made it to the 1/8 finals of the tournament in Taipei (Taiwan).
Sergiy Stakhovsky – Stephane Robert 2:0 (7:6, 6:2)
In the first game Stakhovsky failed to hold the advantage (5:2) and has not filed for the set with the score 5:4, but in the tiebreak he gave the opponent just two rounds. Two breaks in the second set allowed the Ukrainian to win and a berth in the third round in 1 hour and 19 minutes.
For Stakhovsky and Robert’s first intramural match. 38-year-old Frenchman in the ATP rankings now occupies the 284-e a place in this season won only 4 games on the “Challenger”.
In the third round Ukrine waiting for Maxime Janvier of France, who lost to Stakhovsky in the first round at the tournament in Saint-Brieuc in late March.
On Tuesday, April 9, Sergiy Stakhovsky lost in the first round of the tournament in doubles.