The 51st racket of the world, Belarus Viktoria Azarenka, beat Russian woman Margarita Gasparyan, who occupies the 81st line of the WTA rating, with a score of 6/4, 6/1 at the start of the St.Petersburg Ladies Trophy tournament.
The meeting lasted 1 hour and 30 minutes. During this time, Azarenka, 29, completed one Ace, made a mistake six times in filing and sold seven break points, while Gasparyan, 24, never filed it, made six double faults, and made three breaks. Now the score in personal meetings was 2-0 in favor of Viktoria.
The next rival Azarenka in St. Petersburg will be the Czech Petra Kvitova.