Tenth racket of the world, Belarusian tennis player Aryna Sabalenka, in the quarter finals of the St. The St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy took the upper hand over Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova, who is ranked 78th in the world ranking, – 6/3, 6/4.
For 1 hour and 26 minutes of the match, Arina made two aces and four breaks, making a double mistake when serving. Whereas Ekaterina served three times right through and implemented two break points, making 11 double faults.
Through personal encounters, opponents became 2: 1 in favor of Belarus. In the semifinals of the tournament in St. Petersburg, Sabalenka will play either with Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, or with Dutch Kiki Bertens.