Ukrainian tennis player Ilya Marchenko was not able to qualify for the ATP tournament in Doha, Qatar.
In the first round match Shakhtar lost to sixth-seeded Croat Ivo Karlovic: 6-7(5) 6-7(0).
The match lasted 1 hour and 35 minutes. On account Marchenko 2 aces and 1 double fault, his opponent scored a 13th aces and 4 double.
Interestingly, for the entire match 211-cm Croatian earned on the submission of a Ukrainian no bracount. Marchenko missed the only breakpoint.