Marchenko started poorly in the tournament in the French Brest

Марченко неудачно стартовал на турнире во французском Бресте

Ilya Marchenko

Ukrainian tennis player Ilya Marchenko was not able to overcome the first round of a Challenger in France.

Ilya Marchenko defeated in the first round of a Challenger in the French Brest. Ukrainian in two sets (5:7, 3:6) lost to Frenchman Tristan Lumazine occupying the 298-th line in the ATP rankings.

The fight lasted an hour and a half. Already at the start Marchenko made the break and held the advantage until the account 5:4. The Ukrainian had a double set point, however, to apply for a set and failed, lost three games in a row. In the second game Ilya gave the opponent a single game on his serve, then the Frenchman was enough to complete the game in their favor.

Brest. The first round

Ilya Marchenko (Ukraine, Q) – Tristan Lamasan (France, Q) – 5:7, 3:6

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