Ekaterina Alexandrova won the clash of two Russians beating Daria Kasatkina in three sets 6/4, 3/6, 6/4. The match lasted 1 hour and 59 minutes. Kasatkina converted 1 out of 6 break points, while Alexandrova 6 out of 10.
«I just think that I got lucky at the end of this match, it wasn’t my best match. And I think that Daria Kasatkina was playing really well today. Plus her tennis is not quite convenient for me. I hope that I will have enough time to recover and recuperate», – Ekaterina said after the match.
In R2 Ekaterina Alexandrova will face the seventh seed Donna Vekic from Croatia.
You can watch live broadcasting of matches here https://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”.