Croatian tennis player Donna Vekic overcame the barrier of the first round of the tournament in St. Petersburg, beating the Swiss Timea Bacsinszky in three sets – 4/6, 6/1, 6/3.
The fight lasted 2 hours and 6 minutes. The 30th racket of the world, 22-year-old Donna, made five bras and three aces, making four wrong mistakes when serving. 29-year-old Bacsinszky, who occupies the 112th position in the world classification, took the opponent’s bid twice, made one ace and one double mistake.
Before each other athletes have not met. In the match for reaching the quarter finals of the competition St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy, Vekic will play with Russian Veronika Kudermetova.