The seventh seed of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2020 the Croat Donna Vekic defeated in straight sets the American Kristie Ahn – 6/4, 6/1. Donna made no double faults and aced 5 times. Her opponent made 1 ace and 1 double fault. In the first set Donna requested to see her coach Torben Betts. Vekic won 23% more points on the first serve than Ahn. During the warm up Donna Vekic was wearing a FC «Zenit» t-shirt.
«For sure the t-shirt inspired me,- Donna said with a smile after the match. –
I’m so happy to be back in Saint Petersburg, I always enjoy playing here. I have an amazing support from you guys, thank you! My next opponent will be either Kasatkina or Alexandrova. They are both amazing players. It is going to be a tough match. Now I am going to enjoy my win and watch them play later», – said Donna after the match.
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”.