Ekaterina Alexandrova victorious over Daria Kasatkina 6-4 3-6 6-4 in the 1st round in St. Petersburg on Tuesday. Alexandrova will clash against Donna Vekic in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Alexandrova got off on the right foot in the set after breaking Kasatkina in the 1st game (1-0). Yet, that was not enough for Alexandrova to win the set as Kasatkina succeeded in breaking back in the 2nd (1-1) game. Ekaterina kept her focus to break Kasatkina in the 5th (3-2) game before conquering the set (6-4).

2nd set.

Kasatkina took off at the beginning of the set after breaking Alexandrova in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating her break and lead 3-0. That break resulted decisive for Darya to win the set (6-3) since there were no other breaks anymore.

3rd set.

Kasatkina got off on the right foot in the set after breaking Alexandrova in the 1st game (1-0). Anyhow, Alexandrova succeeded in coming back to break Darya 3 times in the 2nd (1-1), in the 6th (4-2) gamein the 10th game before winning the set (6-4) after breaking his opponent in the last game.

1st
Alexandrova
Kasatkina
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
1
1
1
0
2nd
Alexandrova
Kasatkina
3-6
3
6
3
5
2
5
2
4
1
4
1
3
0
3
0
2
0
1
3rd
Alexandrova
Kasatkina
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, Alexandrova scored 93 points vs. Kasatkina’s 85 points.

Alexandrova fired 10 aces and she committed 3 double faults. Alexandrova was pretty good in converting 83% of the break points that she procured (5/6). On the other side, Kasatkina was struggling when converting her break points (only 40%4/10). That was one of the key issues for her defeat.

After this contest, the head to head between Alexandrova and Kasatkina is 1-1.

Next Match H2H: Ekaterina Alexandrova vs. Donna Vekic – stats

Alexandrova will come up against Vekic in the 2nd round.

This will be the 2nd time that Ekaterina Alexandrova and Donna Vekic face off. The head to head is 1-0 for Vekic (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on I.hard.

The last time that they played, Vekic won 6-3 7-5 in the 1st round in Budapest back in 2017.

Tennis Scores in St. Petersburg

Upcoming matches

  • Belinda BencicBencicSvetlana KuznetsovaKuznetsova (2-1) – See H2H details
  • Alize CornetCornetMaria SakkariSakkari (0-2) – See H2H details
  • Fiona FerroFerroElena RybakinaRybakina (0-0) – See H2H details
  • Donna VekicVekicEkaterina AlexandrovaAlexandrova (1-0) – See H2H details
  • Alison Van UytvanckVan UytvanckPetra KvitovaKvitova (0-0) – See H2H details
  • Veronika KudermetovaKudermetovaKiki BertensBertens (0-0) – See H2H details

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