Ukrainian tennis Illya Marchenko and Sergiy Stakhovsky will play in the main draw of Wimbledon.
The last team Marchenko in qualifying was the hero of last year’s Wimbledon Marcus Willis. The match lasted the minimum three sets and ended with a confident victory of a tennis player from Ukraine.
The first set Marchenko, despite problems with the neck, I think due to the late break. In the second game, Willis injured his knee and stopped to give Ilya a serious resistance. The fate of the third set and the match decided the tie-break – Marchenko was very nervous, but still managed to successfully complete the qualification.
Ilya Marchenko will play in the main draw of Wimbledon. Kamensky born on the fourth attempt he won the qualifying tournament to herbal major.
Ilya Marchenko (Ukraine, 9) – Marcus Willis (Great Britain) – 6:4, 6:1, 7:6
The final match Sergiy Stakhovsky lasted more than four and a half hours. Ukrainian in a dramatic confrontation pyatisetovy beat the Japanese Tatsuma ito, who with the score 2:1 in sets in the fourth game was leading 3:1 with the break, but failed to put the squeeze on a more experienced opponent.
The key moment of the match came in the 13th game of the fifth set. Stakhovsky made the break and confidently served for the win. From Kiev in the ninth will play in the main draw of the grass tournament of the Grand slam.
Sergiy Stakhovsky (Ukraine, 11) – Tatsuma Ito (Japan) – 6:3, 6:7, 6:7, 6:4, 8:6
The fourth racket of the Ukraine’s Kateryna Kozlova are unable to qualify for second major in a row. In the second round of the preliminary tournament, the native of Nikolaev didn’t hold a victory over the 116-th racket of the world from the U.S. Christine Ahn. Kozlov was a few balls away from a win, but at the tiebreak of the second set not able to press the opponent.
Christie Ahn (USA, 6) — Kateryna Kozlova (Ukraine) — 2:6, 7:6, 6:3
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