Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova broke the barrier of the first round of the tournament in St. Petersburg, beating the Australian representative Darya Gavrilova in two sets – 6/0, 6/4.
For 1 hour 47 minutes of the match, the 29th racket of the world, 31-year-old Maria, made five breaks and aces, making a mistake six times when serving. 24-year-old Gavrilova, occupying the 46th position in the world classification, once took the opponent’s supply and made three double mistakes.
Russian woman has increased the gap in the personal meetings of athletes – 3: 1. In the second round of the competition St.Petersburg Ladies Trophy Sharapova will play with her compatriot Daria Kasatkina.