Ukrainian tennis players Vitaly Sachko (ATP 286), Alexey Krutykh (ATP 249) and Ilya Marchenko (ATP 446) played in the second round of the Challenger qualification in Bratislava (Slovakia). Note that the tournament takes place on indoor hard courts.
Vitaly Sachko lost in three sets to Cem Ilkel (Turkey, ATP 407). The game ended in 2 hours and 6 minutes.
Alexey Krutykh lost to Henry Skvaer (Germany, ATP 379). The match ended in three games in 1 hour and 17 minutes.
Ilya Marchenko successfully passed the qualifying sieve. In the last round of qualifying for the main draw, the 35-year-old Ukrainian confidently dealt with Karl Friberg (Sweden, ATP 441) in two sets in 1 hour and 14 minutes.
ATP Challenger Bratislava. Hard indoors. Qualification
Vitaly Sachko (Ukraine) – Cem Ilkel (Turkey) – 3:6, 6:3, 3:6
Alexey Krutykh (Ukraine) – Henry Squire (Germany) – 4:6, 6:7 (4:7)
Ilya Marchenko (Ukraine) – Karl Friberg (Sweden) – 2:6, 3:6
In the next round, Ilya will meet with the first seed of the tournament Zhang Zhizhen (China, ATP 98). In the previous qualifying round, Marchenko left no chance for Duja Auidunkovich.