The third seed of the qualification draw of St.Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2020 tournament the Russian Vitalia Diatchenko outplayed her compatriot Natalia Vikhlyantseva – 7/6, 6/4. The match lasted 1 hour and 28 minutes. Vitalia made 6 double faults while Natalia made 2. Diatchenko aced 4 times and Vikhlyantseva fired 2 aces. Diatchenko converted 2 out of 5 break points and Vikhlyantseva 0 from potential 4.
This win moves Vitalia Diatchenko into the main draw of St.Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2020.