Along with Montpellier ATP QF and Cherbourg CH Semifinal it is Stako's best result this year. He managed to reach Final in Le Gosier overcoming Lukas Rosol with 26,64,75 in the Semifinal. The match was interrupted three times by rain delay and overall it was lasting for 6 hrs. At the score 5-4 30-30 Sergiy tricked his opponent into a wide serve with his toss to the right and serving to the middle. It was one of the most crucial moments of the match. In the third set Stako lost his serve to give Rosol 2-0 lead. As a result he managed to break his opponent back in the next game. It gave him a mental edge on Rosol and led him to win the match. Stako is facing Benoit Paire in the Final. Lets wish him a lot of...
Stako successfully reached Quarterfinal in Le Gosier. He defeated James McGee 64 64 in the first round. In the second round he faced Florent Serra and bit him 63 76. According to Stako: during his second match he tried to get a win over his opponent by coming in a lot to the net from the rallies. In the Quarterfinal he will be facing Gilles Muller. Their last match was played in Winston-Salem where Stako defeated Gilles 76 64.
Unfortunately Stako was defeated by Jack Sock 46 76 62 in the first round of Qualification in Miami. He had a whole week to prepare for his next tournament, which will be held in Le Gosier. The challenger will start on next Tuesday. Meanwhile Stako was enjoying his free time off practice by attending different events in sunny Miami. He is looking forward for his next challenge.
By overcoming T. Bellucci 62,67,64 and S. Darcis 76,75 Stako reached Quarterfinal in Dallas. He will be playing against his good friend the Ukranian qualifier Illya Marchenko later on today. Come on Sergiy you can make it!
Sergiy lost in the second round of the Qualification 64,60 vs M. Zverev in Indian Wells. He could not overcome jet lag and the remaining symptoms of his injury that quickly, which led him to a loss. He is getting ready to his next tournament (Challenger of Dallas), which starts on Monday.
Stako had a bad luck in Cherbourg losing 67,16 in the semi-finals vs J. Huta Galung due to a small injury. He had to recover quickly and fly to Indian Wells to reach the start of Qualification. He will be playing vs. Gastao Elias later on today.