Lacko in Atlanta forward, losing Cibulkova in Portoroz

PORTOROŽ / Atlanta. Unlike Karola Becka can now best Slovak tennis player Lukáš Lacko fought osemfinálového advance to the second round of singles on the ATP World Tour 250 Tennis Championships in Atlanta (531 000 USD prize, hard surface).

In Tuesday’s fight 1st round nenasadených players Lacko after a large fight defeated Russian qualifier Igora Kunicyna for 129 minutes 4: 6, 7: 6 (4), 7: 6 (4) and won the right to call upon the former world number one, Australia’s Lleyton Hewitt. Former US Open champion and Wimbledon, Hewitt has to account altogether 28 tournament titles. On the opening event of the US “Hardová” series Atlanta Tennis Championships is attached troika and the firstThe round had a free ride.

Twenty-four-year-old Lacko (76th in the ATP rankings) against Kunicyn (114th) shot 10 es, added 8 doubles, but in particular turned away six out of nine breed opportunities by six years old rider Both thieves. The Piešťan native has a score of 20 points for the eighth final and 9180 USD.

Slovak tennis player Dominika Cibulkova was in the first round on Tuesday night with the WTA tournament in Slovenian Portoroz. In the role of tournament five, the duel with non-assembled Russian Kseniy Pervak ​​did not manage and smoothly missed 1: 6 and 3: 6.Cibulkova smoothly losing

Slovak tennis player Dominika Cibulková in Tuesday’s losing almost overnight meeting of the 1st round singles tournament WTA Tour Banka Koper Slovenia Open in Portoroz, Slovenia (money 220 000 USD) on a hard surface with a young Russian Kseniia Pervak smooth 1: 6, 3: 6 for 72 minutes.

nineteen native of Chelyabinsk returned Cibulková defeat of a bilateral meeting in the junior category in 2005. The top five didn’t work Tournament-enter the match lefthand Pervak ​​it immediately in the opening geme Break and affecting the development of the first set, which in less than Cibulkova half an hour lost the 1: 6th The second is a former 12thplayer of the world tried, but the game last year’s winners of the junior competition at the Australian Open could not find an effective formula.

For Dominika Cibulkova was a duel with Pervak ​​lost the first tender in round 3 Wimledonu with Serena Williams on June 26th Tournament in Portoroz was for her part of the preparation for overseas summer series of tournaments on a hard surface, which culminates Aug. 30 to Sept. 12 New York’s US Open.Previously Cibulkova still present in Stanford, San Diego, Cincinnati, Montreal and perhaps in New Haven.


Lukáš Lacko (SR) – Igor Kunicyn (Rus.) 4: 6, 7: 6 (4), 7: 6 (4)

< p> Dominika Cibulková (SR-5) – Pervak ​​Ksenia (Rus.) 1: 6, 3: 6 for 72 minutes