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Genova, Italy

After an early exit from the US Open, Zhenya is back in Europe, and will be playing in the Genova challenger this week. He is the #3 seed.

He will be playing the italian S.GALVANI in the first round.

The complete draw is available : here

He will also compete in doubles, associated with L.OUAHAB (ALG).

The doubles draw is available : here


Evgeny and L.OUAHAB lost to A.SIDORENKO (FRA) / D.SITAK (RUS) 7/6 3/6 11/9

He will play his single first round match tomorrow (wednesday), second match on center court.


[3]E.KOROLEV (RUS) def S.GALVANI (ITA) 1/6 6/1 6/4


Zhenya had a really bad start, but managed to win the second sed comfortably, he then struggled a little in the third, but stayed solid saving break points, and finally breaking his opponent towards the end to win the match.

Next round he will face I.DODIG (CRO).


[3]E.KOROLEV (RUS) def I.DODIG (CRO) 3/6 6/1 7/6(6)

Tomorrow (friday) he will play C.BERLOCQ (ARG) second match on center court.


C.BERLOCQ (ARG) def [3]E.KOROLEV (RUS) 6/1 7/6(3)

September 5, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment