The eighth seed Elena Rybakina from Kazakhstan is the first finalist of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2020. In the semifinals she outplayed in three sets Maria Sakkari from Greece – 3/6, 7/5, 6/1.
«I couldn’t hold serve in the first set but in the second and the third I improved my serve and won in the end. It is really nice to get support from the local crowd», – Elena said on court after the match.
Elena Rybakina will vie for the title with the winner of the match Ekaterina Alexandrova (RUS) vs Kiki Bertens (NED).
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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”.