Leading tennis players of Ukraine Alexander Dolgopolov and Ilya Marchenko in different ways spoke in a competition in Montpellier and Quito respectively.
Ilya Marchenko on hard courts tournament in Montpellier opened the scoring victories in the season – from Donetsk in the first round in just 78 minutes figured out the promising Frenchman Quentin Ghali received from the organizers of the “Open Sud de France” “wild card”.
Marchenko in each set did one break, and his serve Elijah in only one game made the score 40:40, not to mention the break-points.
For an exit in the quarterfinals of the tournament in Montpellier Ilya Marchenko will face the winner of the match between sixth seeded Mischa Zverev and Kenny De Chapperon.
Ilya Marchenko (Ukraine) — Quentin Gali (France) — 6:4, 6:4
Alexander Dolgopolov in the status of fifth-seeded tournament on clay in Ecuador have once again managed to give almost won the match.
In the match with a 137-th racket of the world Rajeev RAM Dolgopolov due to a single break won first set and the second set with the score 5:5 took the opponent’s serve and was one game from victory.
To take the last step, Alexander could not – after the break Frames due to the mistakes of the opponent won the tie-break and levelled the score, but at the start of the final set discouraged Dolgopolov has lost four consecutive games and did not have time to make a full comeback.
Alexander Dolgopolov (Ukraine, 5) – Rajeev RAM (USA) – 6:3, 6:7, 3:6
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