The Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck knocked out the winner of the St. PetersburgLadies Trophy 2017 the French Kristina Mladenovic – 6/4, 6/1. The match lasted 1 hour and 18 minutes. Kristina didn’t convert any break points out of 6 while Alison converted 2 out of 4. Van Uytvanck made no double faults while her opponent made 7.
«In the second set I found my rhythm, I was calm. I had no nerves in the second set and it was better. We both started not too good, but I found my game, managed to keep my nerves under control, started to play good. Petra Kvitova is my next opponent, she is a legend, absolute champion, so it is an honor for me to play her. I never played with her before, but my girlfriend faced her in Stuttgart. I hope that I will enjoy myself», – said Alison after the match.