Sergiy suffered a 4-6, 6-2, 2-6 semi-final defeat to no.4 seed Luca Vanni at the Andria e Castel Del Monte Challenger on Saturday. The Italian recorded victory over the top seed in one hour and 46 minutes. Stako converted two of six break points, while Vanni capitalised on three of his 12 break point opportunities.
Stats: aces (6-15), double faults (1-2), total points won (74-85).
No.1 seed Sergiy is through to the Andria e Castel Del Monte Challenger last four, following a 6-4, 6-3 triumph over world no.326 Stefano Travaglia on Friday. The match lasted 71 minutes. The 30-year-old Kiev native broke in the 10th game of the first set and eighth game of the second, and saved the only break point he faced. He won 85% of points on his first serve.
Stats: aces (8-8), double faults (3-4), total points won (64-56).
Stako will play against either Luca Vanni (ITA) or Aldin Setkic (BiH) for a place in the final.
Sergiy progressed into the Andria e Castel Del Monte Challenger quarter-finals with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Andrea Arnaboldi on Wednesday. Stako converted three of his nine break point opportunities, having denied his Italian rival a single break point chance during the one hour, 15-minute clash.
Stats: aces (9-5), double faults (2-6), 1st serve points won % (90-69), total points won (65-49).
The top seed goes on to face either no.6 seed Akira Santillan (JPN) or Stefano Travaglia (ITA) on Friday.
Top seed Sergiy recorded a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Czech Zdenek Kolar in one hour to advance into the Andria e Castel Del Monte Challenger second round on Monday. The Kiev native broke twice in the opening set to take it in just 16 minutes. The players traded break once in the second set before Stako prevailed in a tie-breaker.
Awaiting for Sergiy in the last 16 is either Polish qualifier Michal Przysiezny or Italian Andrea Arnaboldi.
Sergiy suffered a 4-6, 6-7 (4) loss to world no.161 Norbert Gombos on Saturday in the Peugeot Slovak Open semi-final. The 30-year-old Kiev native failed to convert any of his five break point chances, while his rival capitalised on one of his five break point opportunities. The match lasted one hour and 27 minutes.
Stats: aces (7-11), double faults (4-2), 1st serve points won % (81-81), 2nd serve points won % (52-66), total points won (67-72).
Sergiy is through to the Peugeot Slovak Open semi-finals after he defeated world no.193 Aleksandr Nedovyesov 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-6 (7) on Friday. The match lasted two hours and 38 minutes.
Games went with serve in the opening set, the Kiev native went on to clinch a tie-breaker 7-4. Nedovyesov responded by taking the second set to force a decider. After the players traded break once, Stako was the one who prevailed in a tense tie-break, sealing it 9-7.
Stats: aces (13-7), double faults (3-1), total points won (123-118).
For a spot in the final, Sergiy will play against the winner of the match between Vasek Pospisil (CAN) and Norbert Gombos (SVK).
Sergiy recorded a 7-6 (4), 6-3 win over Denis Istomin on Thursday to progress into the Peugeot Slovak Open quarter-final.
Stako converted one of his four break point chances and saved all five break points he faced during the 78-minute clash.
Stats: aces (7-5), 1st serve points won % (84-69), total points won (75-63).
Next up for the Kiev native is either no.4 seed Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) or Aleksandr Nedovyesov (KAZ).
Sergiy moved into the Peugeot Slovak Open second round following a 7-5, 7-6 (4) victory over no.7 seed Lukas Lacko on Wednesday. The Kiev native broke once in the opening set and prevailed in the second set tie-breaker to seal the win in one hour and 30 minutes.
Stats: aces (18-7), 1st serve points won % (89-79), total points won (78-71). For a place in the ATP Challenger event quarter-finals, Stako will take on Denis Istomin (UZB) on Thursday.
Sergiy suffered a first-round exit at the Bauer Watertechnology Cup 2016 on Wednesday. The Kiev native lost to world no.319 Yannick Hanfmann in three close sets, 7-5, 4-6, 4-6, after one hour and 52 minutes of play. Stako saved six break points in the first set. He made a break in the 11th game and closed it 7-5. The German wild card responded by taking the second set to force a decider, which he also won to advance into the last 16 at the Challenger event in Eckental, Germany.
Stats: aces (13-4), double faults (12-7), total points won (98-99).