The swan, who is in the 15th place in the ATP rank and was placed with the eighth number in the tournament, gave 2-6, 1-6 to Russia’s Aslan Karacev, who is in the 194th position in the rating.As last week, Karacev was stopped by Swan in the third round. He fought for the final in the first Challenger tournament in Prague, where he gave way to Stan Vavrink.Gulbis closed the tournament for the second week in a row with ten ATP ranking points.The Latvian was free from the first round, but in the second he defeated the Swedish Elias Imers 6-2, 2-6, 6-4, who is in the 187th position in the ranking.A week ago, Gulbis stopped in the third round of the first tournament of the Prague “Challenger” series. For him, it was the first official tournament since the Davis Cup duel with Egypt, which took place in Latvia at the beginning of March. At the end of July, he participated in the Estonian-Latvian match in Tallinn, winning both singles and doubles.Before the Davis Cup, Swan triumphed in France in the Po “Challenger” tournament, winning his fifth title and the first since 2007. Also at the beginning of the year, he successfully competed in the Australian Open, where he qualified and competed until the third round.In ATP tournaments, Gulbis had won seven matches in a row. Swan is expected to take part in two more Challenger series competitions in the Czech Republic.