The second seed of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2020 and defending champion Kiki Bertens prevailed over the Russian Anastasia Potapova – 6/4, 7/6 (7-3). The match lasted 1 hour and 50 minutes. Kiki made 5 aces and 8 double faults. Kiki converted 14 out of 17 break points, while Anastasia – 2/6.
«It was really tough in the second set but I just kept on fighting, maybe a little bit lucky here and there. I am happy to take it. It is a bit unreal to play the third Russian in a row but I am ready. Let’s go again tomorrow», – said Kiki after the match.
She will compete with the Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova for a spot in the finals.
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”.