QF matches of St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2020 doubles were played on Thursday at the TC «Dynamo». Three out of four seeded duos continue their run.
The top seeded duo Shuko Aoyama/Ena Shibahara defeated the Russian-Kazakh pair Anastasia Potapova/Yulia Putintseva – 6/1, 6/2. They will vie the 4th seeded duo Hayley Carter/Sharon Fichman for a place in the final. The North-American duo prevailed over the Aussie Monique Adamczak and the Russian Yana Sizikova – 6/3, 6/3.
Another semifinal clash will feature Kaitlyn Christian-Alexa Guarachi and Caroline Garcia-Johanna Konta. The duo from USA and Chile beat the Russian Alla Kudryavtseva and the Slovenian Katarina Srebotnik – 6/3, 7/5. Singles specialists, the French and the Brit outplayed Cornelia Lister from Sweden and Renata Voracova from Czech Republic – 6/2, 6/2.
The SF opposing the 1st and 4th seeded duos will be played on Friday, while the second finalist will be determined on Saturday.
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”.