Qualifiers Viktor Troicki, Mikhail Kukushkin to Meet in Sydney Finals

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Friday, January 16th, 2015 | 0

Serbia’s Viktor Troicki and Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan overcame the respective semifinal hurdle to set-up an all-qualifier finale at the Apia International Sydney 2015.

Whilst Kukushkin pulled off a stunner by ousting fifth seed Leonardo Mayer in straight sets, Troicki won the battle of big-servers against Gilles Muller to progress to the final.

“It feels good to start the season with a final, with so many wins in a row,” Kukushkin was quoted as saying by the ATP World Tour after his win.

“I’m enjoying being here in Sydney, to play at a good level in a good tournament,” he added.


(Q) M Kukushkin d. (5) L Mayer (6-4, 6-4)

(Q) V Troicki d. G Muller (6-2, 6-4)


(3) R Bopanna/D Nestor d. (1) J Benneteau/E Roger-Vasselin (2-6, 6-3, 10-3)

(2) J Roger/H Tecau d. R Lindstedt/M Matkowski (6-3, 3-6, 10-8)


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