Kazakh tennis player Kukushkin beats Grigor Dimitrov

25 October, 2018, 10:30 286
Kazakh tennis player Kukushkin beats Grigor Dimitrov

The Kazakhstani player will meet with Russian Andrey Rublev in the second round of the tournament taking place in Vienna. 

Kazakhstani tennis player Mikhail Kukushkin has advanced to the second round of the tournament taking place in Vienna (Austria). In the first round, Kukushkin after the qualifying round  Grigor Dimitrov (3) from Bulgaria, with the match resulting in 6:4, 4:6, 6:4, BNews.kz reports referring to Sports.kz. 

The match lasted 2 hours and 25 minutes, where Kukushkin, who ranks 71st in the ATP rankings, performed 2 aces by evading double mistakes and making 2 break points out of 11. 

His opponent, who ranks 10th in the ATP rankings, served 10 aces by 11 double mistakes and 1 break. It was the third win for Kukushkin in total four meetings.  

Kukushkin's opponent in the second round will be Russian Andrey Rublev who defeated American Denis Kudla, and the winner of this match will play with Hungarian Márton Fucsovics.