February 8-16 2020, SIBUR ARENA
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  • 12.02.2020, 14:51

CORNET CRUISES PAST OSTAPENKO

The French qualifier Alize Cornet defeated Jelena Ostapenko from Latvia – 6/1, 6/2. The match lasted 1 hour and 2 minutes. Cornet aced times and made double faults while Ostapenko – and accordingly. After the first set Jelena Ostapenko requested to see a doctor.

«I think she was a bit struggling from her long trip from the USA, but I played a very solid match, didn’t let go a single point and I’m happy to be in the second round. After the physio came on court she was feeling better and better. She was increasing her level, so I tried to stay focused and to be very active with my legs and I am happy that I didn’t get broken», – said Cornet after the match.

Alize added: «I always enjoy playing here. I was playing here since the tournament exists so I’m really happy to be still in the game».
In R2 Alize Cornet will face the sixth seed of the tournament Maria Sakkari from Greece.

 

You can watch live broadcasting of matches here http://tv.formulatx.com/.

The broadcasting is available only in Russia.

 

The tournament WTA St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2020 takes place at “SIBUR ARENA” from 10 to 16 February. The tournament is supported by the title sponsor “Gazprom export”.

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