The Russian final between the 26-year-old Margarita Gasparyan and 23-year-old Daria Kasatkina lasted 53 mins, Kasatkina won. When the score was 6/3, 2/1 Gasparyan retired due to low back injury.
«Unfortunately, the match finished this way. I wish Rita a speedy recovery. To be injured is never pleasant. For me it is a special moment. I am glad I can share it with you», – Kasatkina said after the match in her on-court interview. «St. Petersburg is one of my favorite tournaments. And now I think it became the most favorite one. How can I possibly not come back here?» – she added.
This is the fourth career title for the Togliatti native and her second title of the season.