Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova disposed of the Russian Elena Vesnina in R1 of St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2018. The match lasted 1 hour and 7 minutes, Kvitova won in straight sets 6/2, 6/0. “It’s my first time in St. Petersburg, I really like it here and I really like playing indoors. A big thank you to the tournament director for the wild card and many thanks to the crowd for a warm welcome”.
Petra will vie with the Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu for a place in QF.