The Czech Petra Kvitova, the third seed of St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2020 withdrew from the tournament due to the illness. The Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova advanced to the semis by walkover. Her next opponent will become the winner of the clash Anastasia Potapova (Russia) – Kiki Bertens (Netherlands).
«I’m really sorry to withdraw from the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy due to illness. I wasn’t feeling well during my match yesterday and hoped I would feel better today but unfortunately that’s not the case. I’m sorry not to play in front of the fans here in this beautiful city. I wish the tournament a great finish and hope to be back again next year», – said the champion of St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2018.
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”.