Ivanovski and Husenovic eliminated in the first round of the doubles tournament in Portugal
The Macedonian combination Kalin Ivanovski и Eldin Huseinovic lost their first-round doubles match at the $25.000 futures event in Setubal, Portugal. They lost to the second seeded Americans this afternoon Trey Hildenbrand и Noah Schachter with 2-0 in sets (75 61) in one hour of play.
There was uncertainty in the first set when the American team led 4:1 and 5:2 in games, and then in the ninth game at 5:3 for the Americans, Kalin and Eldin made a break, and then won the next game to tie the game at 5: 5. However, in the 12th game, the opponents won the game and thus the set with 7:5. In the second set after 1:1, the second seed made a series of five games and ended the set and the match with 2-0.
For the best Macedonian tennis player, Kalin Ivanovski, who is ranked as the third seed, the match from the second round in singles competition against the Portuguese Francisco Rocha, who defeated compatriot Duatre Valle with 2-0 in sets, follows tomorrow. The start of the match is at 13:XNUMX.