Stakhovsky's magic comes to end

Updated: June 28, 2013, 5:24 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

LONDON -- Even 24 hours before he faced Jurgen Melzer in the third round, Sergiy Stakhovsky knew.

"You give so much energy into the match, you fight so hard," he told the BBC on Thursday. "It's hard to come back and play again with those emotions after that."

A day earlier, the 27-year-old from Ukraine played the match of his life at the All England Club, beating seven-time champion Roger Federer in four sets. After achieving your greatest victory, how do you reel in those racing ...

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