Originally Posted by Maxwelll
why Stakhovsky didn't play with Martin in 5 match ? injury ?
Marchenko was simply fresher and more confident, he is fully recovered after recent knee surgery (in December)
As for Dolgopolov and Stakhovsky, they were considered as formally healthy (but not for 100%), however there were some apprehensions that old problems could show up (as Dolgopolov got in Australia in january)