Gasparyan retires in her biggest WTA final, Kasatkina wins St. Petersburg

Heartbreaking. A lower back injury forced world No.126 Margarita Gasparyan to retire from the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy final and hand the title to eighth seed Daria Kasatkina, who has become the first Russian...
Daria Kasatkina of Russia

Gasparyan, Kasatkina win all-Russian St. Petersburg semifinals

Margarita Gasparyan and Daria Kasatkina prevailed in the first ever all-Russian semifinal line-up at a WTA tournament to reach the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy final. Wildcard Margarita Gasparyan saved four set points in the second...

Russians Gasparyan, Zvonareva, Kuznetsova, Kasatkina reach St. Petersburg semis

Friday's St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy quarterfinals featured record seven Russian players and the sole Romanian in the final eight didn't manage to progress further, so we're having four players from the host country in...
Anastasia Gasanova of Russia

Record SEVEN Russians advance to St. Petersburg quarterfinals

After Russians Svetlana Kuznetsova, Vera Zvonareva and Ekaterina Alexandrova reached the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy quarterfinals on Wednesday, the next day was even more successful for home players, as they won all the four...
Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia

A perfect day for Russian players in St. Petersburg

Wednesday at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy had records broken one after the other. The first match of the day was the longest one in the history of this tournament, and then the following...
Daria Kasatkina of Russia

St. Petersburg PHOTOS: Kasatkina progresses, Mladenovic upset in the first round

Tuesday at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy was all about first-round matches and our photographer Jimmie48 worked long hours to give us a closer look at what happened on the court, as well as...
Kiki Bertens

Kiki Bertens dominates Elena Rybakina to win back-to-back St. Petersburg titles

Elena Rybakina has enjoyed a stellar 2020 season with three WTA finals in four tournaments she's played so far this year, but the Russian-born Kazakh, who is projected to debut in the Top 20...

Bertens returns to St. Petersburg final, to face in-form Rybakina

We're still only in February and world No.25 Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan has already advanced to her third final of the season at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy, where she'll face defending champion Kiki...

St. Petersburg PHOTOS: Sakkari, Rybakina, Alexandrova, Bertens through to semifinals

Maria Sakkari, Elena Rybakina, Ekaterina Alexandrova and Kiki Bertens are through to the last eight after Friday's quarterfinals at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy. Russia's Ekaterina Alexandrova received a walkover when third seed Petra Kvitova...

St. Petersburg PHOTOS: Sakkari, Kvitova, Alexandrova, Bertens complete quarterfinal field

Thursday's schedule at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy featured the remaining second-round matches, as Maria Sakkari, Ekaterina Alexandrova, Petra Kvitova and Kiki Bertens completed the quarterfinal field at the Premier-level tournament in Russia. Sixth seed...
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