Ukrainian tennis Illya Marchenko and Sergiy Stakhovsky won the first qualification matches for the Wimbledon tournament.
Stakhovsky in the opening round of qualifying in just 61 minutes beat the 151-th racket of the world from France, Kenny De Schepper. Ukrainian organized three breaks with one missed game on his serve.
In the semifinals, qualifying for the Wimbledon Sergiy Stakhovsky will meet with a 25-year-old Ecuadorian Roberto Quiroa occupying the ATP ranking 238-th position.
Sergiy Stakhovsky (Ukraine, 11) — Kenny de Schepper (France) — 6:3, 6:4
Marchenko, received from the organizers of Wimbledon, the ninth seed, in the opening round of the preliminary tournament was held Serb Philip Kreinovich and led 2:0 in personal meetings with 180-th racket of the world.
On his first victory at Wimbledon in 2013 Marchenko has spent one and a half hours. Ukrainian did not allow a single break-point, but the converted one chance out of nine.
Next opponent Marchenko will be the experienced German tennis player Benjamin Becker, who is currently in the world classification is located at 228th position.
Ilya Marchenko (Ukraine, 9) — Philip Krajinovic (Serbia) — 7:6, 7:5
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