Russian tennis player Evgeny Donskoy stopped playing at the VTB Kremlin Cup tournament.
In the first round, he was defeated by the 107th number of the ATP rating Ricardas Berankis from Lithuania with a score of 6: 1, 6: 3.
Berankis replaced the Belarusian Ilya Ivashko at the tournament, who withdrew due to fatigue from a series of previous tournaments.
The 31-year-old Lithuanian made 6 aces, committed 1 double fault and converted 5 out of 9 break points. The 149th racket of the world from Russia made 2 aces, made 5 double faults and converted 1 break point.
Berankis's next opponent will be either Argentine Federico Coria or Russian Alibek Kachmazov.
ATP 250. VTB Kremlin Cup. Moscow, Russia). Hard. Prize Pool – $ 697,125
Richards Berankis (Lithuania, LL) – Evgeniy Donskoy (Russia, WC) – 6: 1, 6: 3