Sergiy Stakhovsky

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Sports news: Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky overcame the starting barrier in the tournament series Grand Slam – the Open championship of France on tennis Roland Garros in Paris.

In the first round of the main draw of the competition, Stakhovsky (127th in the world classification) won the 33rd “racket” of the world of Spaniard Feliciano Lopez, seeded in the French capital under 28-m number – 6:2, 6:4, 6:2. The match lasted 1 hour and 55 minutes.

A place in the third round of Roland Garros, Stakhovsky will play a German of Russian origin Mischa Zverev (64th in the world), who outplayed another representative of Germany’s Florian Mayer (90) – 6:2, 6:1, 7:6 (7:3).

Best achievement Stakhovsky in the tournament series Grand Slam was reaching the third round of the open championship of Australia (2011), France (2011), USA (2010) and Wimbledon (2013-2014 ).