Wimbledon-2018: Marchenko sheathed racket in qualifying

Ukrainian tennis player Ilya Marchenko ahead of schedule stopped struggle for an exit in the main draw of Wimbledon.

In the first round of qualifying Marchenko for the first time met with German Yannick Madtom, occupying 134-th row in the world ranking. Ilya held the first in season match on the grass, his opponent scored one victory in three matches at the tournaments in Stuttgart and Halle.

Starter set, Marchenko took after the only break in the ninth game. In the second game Ilya led 2:0, but soon lost their advantage. In the eighth game of the Ukrainian lost her serve, then missed a break-point and come to terms with the loss of the second set.

In the final set, Marchenko played with the account 1:3 and was close to a decisive break. Ilya with the score 4:3 missed break-point, immediately lost his serve and more on winning the match is not claimed.Ilya Marchenko tried for the fifth time to get into the main draw of Wimbledon. The best result of the native of Donetsk remains the second round in 2010.

Ilya Marchenko (Ukraine) – Yannick Maden (Germany, 20) – 6:4, 3:6, 4:6