The eighth seed of the tournament Elena Rybakina from Kazakhstan outplayed the lucky loser from France Fiona Ferro in straight sets – 6/3, 6/4. The match lasted 1 hour and 12 minutes. Elena aced 8 times and made 1 double fault, while her opponent – 1 and 3 accordingly.
«I didn’t play my best tennis today. I tried to focus on every ball. I feel myself just fine physically, I wasn’t quite ready mentally, I was just making too many errors, so now I will be tuning up to my next match», – said Elena.
In the next round Elena Rybakina will face the French Oceane Doden.
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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”.