in the first round of the tennis tournament in St. Petersburg, the fate of two Russian athletes – Ekaterina Alexandrova and Daria Kasatkin. The winner of the Russians needed to hold all three sets. Alexandrov was stronger than his compatriot with the account 6:4, 3:6, 6:4.
In the second circle the first racket of Russia will play against the representative from Croatia Donna Vekic, seeded in the tournament at the seventh number.
Earlier, during the second round of St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy went another Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova, who took over Jennifer Brady from USA.