Sergiy Stakhovsky

  • Stakhovsky beats Gulbis to enter third round at Wimbledon June 25, 2014

    London: The man who shocked Roger Federer at Wimbledon a year ago, Sergiy Stakhovsky, pulled off another surprise on Wednesday. The 90th-ranked Stakhovsky used the same serve-and-volley style that worked against Federer in 2013 to beat 12th-seeded Ernests Gulbis 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (5) and get to the third round at the...
  • Del Potro advances to Sydney International final January 10, 2014

    Sydney: Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the Sydney International final with a 6-4, 6-2 win on Friday over Dmitry Tursunov. The 2009 US Open champion will play either defending champion Bernard Tomic or Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine in the final. Fifth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany was to play Tsvetana...
  • Federer reflects on mistakes of playing injured October 20, 2013

    Basel: Roger Federer thinks he made mistakes this year by playing when injured, but insists he is ready for a strong finish to his most difficult season. Ahead of his hometown Swiss Indoors tournament, Federer said he regretted playing matches with back problems at Indian Wells in March, and Hamburg and...
  • Sergiy Stakhovsky, Alize Cornet advance at Kremlin Cup October 14, 2013

    Moscow: Sergiy Stakhovsky and Alize Cornet advanced to the second round of the Kremlin Cup with straight-set victories on Monday. Stakhovsky upset seventh-seeded Joao Sousa 6-4, 6-3, while Cornet ousted Ukrainian teenager Elina Svitolina 7-5, 6-3. Stakhovsky won seven consecutive games to rally from 4-1 down in the first set and take...
  • Sergiy Stakhovsky loses in 1st round at Swiss Open July 22, 2013

    Switzerland: Sergiy Stakhovsky lost his fourth straight match since beating Roger Federer at Wimbledon, falling in the first round of the Swiss Open on Monday. Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia beat Stakhovsky 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 at the clay-court event. The 99th-ranked Stakhovsky beat Federer in four sets in the second round of Wimbledon...
  • Federer-tamer Stakhovsky loses in round three at Wimbledon June 28, 2013

    London: The player who stunned Roger Federer in one of Wimbledon's greatest upsets didn't stick around much longer. Two days after eliminating the seven-time champion on Centre Court, Sergiy Stakhovsky fell to Jurgen Melzer in four sets Friday in the third round at the All England Club. The 116th-ranked Ukrainian couldn't reproduce...
  • Is the Roger Federer era over? June 27, 2013

    Seven-time champion Roger Federer was stunned by Sergiy Stakhovsky in the second round at Wimbledon, his earliest loss in a Grand Slam tournament in 10 years. ...
  • Meet Sergiy Stakhovsky - the man who tamed Roger Federer June 27, 2013

    London: Sergiy Stakhovsky, the man who hails from Kiev in Ukraine and is ranked outside the world's top 100, wiped the smile off Roger Federer's face on Wednesday after evicting the Swiss from his own backyard at Wimbledon. Since winning the first of his record 17 grand slam titles on...
  • Photo-taking player fined USD 2,000 at French Open May 30, 2013

    Paris: The player who used his phone to snap a photo of a ball mark during a French Open match has been fined $2,000 (about 1,500 euros). Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine was cited for unsportsmanlike conduct for setting aside his racket and taking a picture of the spot in the red...
  • Indian challenge ends at Chennai Open after Somdev's exit January 5, 2013

    Chennai: The Indian challenge ended at the Chennai Open tournament on Saturday with Somdev Devvarman and his Ukrainian partner Sergiy Stakhovsky losing their doubles quarter-final match to Thai brothers Sanchal and Sonchat Ratiwatana in straight sets. The Indian-Ukrainian pair lost 3-6, 5-7 to the Thai twins in 66 minutes past...