Sergiy`s 2014 Wimbledon campaign came to an end on Friday when Jeremy Chardy beat him 6-3, 6-7, 6-3, 6-0 to reach the last 16. The match lasted two hours and 17 minutes.
Stako failed to convert any of his five chances for break, while the Frenchman capitalised on five of his six opportunities.
Stats: aces (16-9), double faults (6-5), winners (37-45), unforced errors (23-27), total points won (99-128).
Sergiy made an upset on Wednesday by eliminating no.12 seed Ernests Gulbis in the second round of the 2014 Wimbledon.
The Kiev native recorded a 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (5) win in one hour and 54 minutes to equal his best result at the All England Club (R3 in 2013).
Stako converted three of his 10 break point chances and saved the only break point he faced during the fifth career encounter against the Latvian (H2H 2-3).
It is the second top 10 win for Sergiy. Last year, he shocked seven-time champion Roger Federer in R2.
Stats: aces (11-14), double faults (0-9), winners (34-40), unforced errors (8-31), total points won (108-84).
Sergiy will next play the winner of the match...
Sergiy brushed aside Carlos Berlocq in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 in one hour and 31 minutes to reach the second round of the Championships on Monday.
Stako broke six times from 17 opportunities and saved one of two break points he faced. He won 26 of 39 points when approaching the net.
Match statistics: aces (11-2), double faults (1-1), winners (37-21), unforced errors (20-29), total points won (91-65).
Sergiy will next meet no.12 seed Ernests Gulbis of Latvia (H2H record 1-3).
Gentlemen's singles draw has been revealed for the third Grand Slam of the season, the Wimbledon, taking place in London, from June 23 to July 6.
128 players will compete during the fourteen days of the only grass court Major event.
Sergiy will face world no.44 Carlos Berlocq of Argentina in the opening round, in their third career encounter. Stako leads their H2H 2-0.
It will be Sergiy’s sixth appearance at the All England Club. His best result so far is third round in 2013 when he was stopped by Jurgen Melzer (2-6, 6-2, 5-7, 3-6).
The 28-year-old Kiev native, who has a 15-12 record on the season, could meet no.12 seed Latvian Ernests Gulbis in the...
It’s coming up to 12 months since then-World No. 116 Sergiy Stakhovsky recorded the biggest win of his career at Wimbledon, felling seven-time champion Roger Federer in the second round on a stunned Centre Court. While the Ukrainian cherishes the memory of one of tennis’ biggest upsets, he is eager to prove during the 2014 grass-court swing that it was not a flash in the pan.
“It was great. It was a great atmosphere,” remembered Stakhovsky, as he took a break from a game of chess with countryman Alexandr Dolgopolov in the Aegon Championships player lounge after his first-round win over Daniel Brands on Monday at The Queen’s Club.
“I had never played...
Sergiy failed in attempt to reach the Aegon Championships quarter-final on Thursday when he suffered a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (4) defeat by Kevin Anderson (RSA, 7) in one hour and 57 minutes.
The players split the first two sets. They both broke twice before going into the third. There were no breaks till the end of the match, so the clash had to be decided in a tie-breaker.
The South-African won it 7-4 to improve his perfect H2H record with Stako to 3-0.
Stats: aces (10-12), double faults (4-2), total points won (93-102).
Sergiy beat no.11 seed Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 6-4 in 65 minutes on Wednesday to reach the third round at the Aegon Championships, an ATP World Tour 250 grass-court event in London.
One break was enough for Stako to take the opening set.
He made a double break in the second and was serving for the win at 5-2, but the Canadian broke back once. The Kiev native was more successful closing out the match at second attempt, recording victory in their first career meeting and improving to a 15-11 record on the season.
Stats: aces (2-4), double faults (2-4), total points won (62-51).
Sergiy will face no.7 seed Kevin Anderson of South Africa (0-2 H2H) for a place in the quarter-finals.
Sergiy advanced into the second round of the Aegon Championships with a 7-5, 6-2 win over German qualifier Daniel Brands on Monday. Stako won 80% of his first service points and broke three times from four opportunities, saving both break points he faced during the 60-minute encounter.
The Kiev native made a crucial break in the 11th game of the opening set and served it out 7-5 in 39 minutes. Second set was plain sailing for Sergiy, as he broke Brands twice to seal the second victory in as many meetings with the German. Match statistics: aces (8-6), double faults (2-0), total points won (60-48).
Sergiy will next take on either no.11 seed Vasek Pospisil of Canada or...