Eighth seed Peter Gojowczyk ended Sergiy's Open BNP Paribas Banque de Bretagne Quimper challenger campaign on Friday when he beat the Ukrainian third seed 7-5, 7-6 (4). The quarter-final match lasted one hour and 40 minutes.
Stako came back from a break deficit to level at 4-all in the first set, but the German broke again in the 11th game and closed it 7-5. Gojowczyk went up a break again in the second set. Sergiy fought back in the 10th game, but failed to convert a break/set point two games later. His opponent used his chances in a tie-breaker and sealed the victory.
Stats: aces (10-6), double faults (3-5), total points won (80-83).