Ukrainian tennis Illya Marchenko and Sergiy Stakhovsky – a step away from getting into the main draw of Wimbledon.
Marchenko in the semi-final qualification in a bitter three-set winner is the opposition to beat the experienced German Benjamin Becker. The match lasted nearly 2.5 hours and ended strong-willed victory of the tennis player from Donetsk.
The first set Becker took two breaks. In the second game Marchenko with the score 4:5 played triple match-point. At the tiebreak Ilya equalized, and in the final set finished off the opponent.
In the final qualifying for the Wimbledon Ilya Marchenko will play with Liam or Marcus Brody Willis.
Ilya Marchenko (Ukraine, 9) – Benjamin Bekker (Germany) – 3:6, 7:6, 6:4
Sergiy Stakhovsky had to torment the nerves of his fans – from Kiev in two sets confidently beat 25-year-old tennis player from Ecuador
At the end of each set Stakhovsky did break, and then confidently applied first to the party, and then for the match.
For access to the main stage of Wimbledon, Sergiy Stakhovsky will compete with Japanese Tatsuma ito.
Sergiy Stakhovsky (Ukraine, 11) – Roberto Quiroz (Ecuador) – 6:3, 7:5
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