The first Ukrainian Derby in Nottingham ended in favor of Stakhovsky

Первое украинское дерби в Ноттингеме завершилось в пользу Стаховского

Sergiy Stakhovsky

Sergiy Stakhovsky in two batches dealt with Ilya Marchenko.

The second and third racket of Ukraine came together in the second round of the British Challenger, held in Nottingham.

This was the seventh meeting between Sergei and Ilya, and only once Marchenko was able to experience the taste of victory four years ago in the American Irving he was stronger in three games.

Failed to reach victory born Kamensky today. The first break happened at the very opening of the game and experienced Stakhovsky did not miss his advantage, bringing the game to victory.

In the second set breaks the opponents acted more confident on his serve, because the tie-break was the logical result. Moreover – and in tie-break both Ukrainian acted confidently on their balls, so the cut was delayed until a total of 20 draws. More experienced Stakhovsky eventually converted his fourth match-point spent to win a half hour.

Opponents of Kiev in the quarterfinals will be fourth seeded Tomas Fabbiano from Italy.

Note that in this confrontation between Marchenko and Stakhovsky does not end in the second round of the doubles tournament in Nottingham, they will again meet. Partner Sergey made Romanians Mariusz Hoarding, while Ilya plays in a duet with Konstantin Kravchuk from Russia.

Second round:

Sergiy Stakhovsky (Ukraine) – Ilya Marchenko (Ukraine, 8) – 6:4, 7:6 (9)

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