Sergey Stakhovsky

  • Date of birth: January 6, 1986
  • Birthplace: Kiev, Russia
  • Residence: Bratislava, Slovak Republic
  • Height: 6'4'' (1.93 m)
  • Weight: 180 lbs (80 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed; one-handed backhand

Sergiy Stakhovsky was born January 6, 1986 in Kiev and turned professional in 2003 he has been playing mostly at the Challenger level from 2005–2008. His highest rankings are 31 in singles (September 2010) and 86 in doubles (March, 2009). He won his first career title on 1 March 2008, as a lucky loser ranked #209, defeating #1 seed Ivan Ljubicic in the final, thus becoming the first lucky loser to win a title since Christian Miniussi in 1991. He is noted for his backhand, which he can hit down the line or crosscourt.