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March 13-21 2021, SIBUR ARENA
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  • 17.03.2021, 23:02

R1 DOUBLES MATCHES RESULTS

Elena Vesnina and Vera Zvonareva beat Cagla Buykakcay from Turkey and Magdalena Frech from Poland 6/2, 6/1 in 54 mins in their opening match at the tournament in St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy. In the quarterfinals they will take on the Americans Kaitlyn Christian/Sabrina Santamaria.

The clash between Ekaterina Gorgodze (Georgia)/Kamilla Rakhimova (Russia) and the Americans Kaitlyn Christian/Sabrina Santamaria went into a champion’s tie-break. In the end Christian/Santamaria, the second seeds, of the tournament, won 4/6, 7/5, 10-7 in 1 hr 33 mins.

The 4th seed duo Lidziya Marozava and Aliaksandra Sasnovich from Belarus sailed past wild card holders Daria Mishina and Ekaterina Shalimova from Russia 6/3, 6/2. The match lasted 1 hour.

Marozava/Sasnovich will five for a spot in the semis with Oksana Kalashnikova (Georgia)/Alla Kudryavtseva (Russia). The Georgian-Russian pair prevailed over Ioana Laura Paar (Romania) and Julia Wachaczyk (Germany) – 6/2, 6/4.

Meanwhile Monica Niculescu (Romania) and Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove (Netherlands) became the first semifinalists of St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2021 as they outpaced the 3rd seeds Makoto Ninomiya (Japan) and Renata Voracova (Czech Republic) 6/3, 6/4 in 1 h 11 mins.

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