The R1 matches in St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2020 doubles were played on Tuesday. The 2nd seeded duo failed to reach QF, while the top seeded pair continues the run.
The Japanese Shuko Aoyma and Ena Shibahara lost to Darija Jurak (Croatia) and Lidziya Marozava (Belarus) on the champions tie-break – 4/6, 6/1, 10-5. The 2nd seeded duo, Lyudmila and Nadiia Kichenok from Ukraine, lost to Cornelia Lister (Sweden) / Renata Voracova (Czech Republic) – 4/6 5/7. The Russian Yana Sizikova and the Aussie Monique Adamczak prevailed over the Russians Vitalia Diatchenko and Natela Dzalamidze – 6/4, 6/2.
St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2020 doubles tournament continues in TC «Dynamo» on Wednesday. The top Russian player Ekaterina Alexandrova in duo with 2-time Grand Slam runner-up Vera Zvonareva will face 4th seed duo Hayley Carter (USA) / Sharon Fichman (Canada).
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”.