Ilya Marchenko continues the successful advancement on a tournament grid of competitions in Qatar.
28-year-old native of Donetsk, occupying in rating ATR 95-th line in the second round of the competition was stronger than the 30-year-old Russian Teimuraz Gabashvili. Marchenko won against the 50th ranked player with the score 6:4, 6:2.
Recall that at the start of the competitions Ilya sensationally defeated the Spaniard David Ferrer.
The next Ukrainian tennis player opponent will be Frenchman Jeremy Chardy.