Score, report, and key facts
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).
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.
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.
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.
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
- Alize CornetCornet – Jelena OstapenkoOstapenko (6-1 6-2) – See score progression
- Ekaterina AlexandrovaAlexandrova – Daria KasatkinaKasatkina (6-4 3-6 6-4) – See score progression
- Donna VekicVekic – Kristie AhnAhn (6-4 6-1) – See score progression
- Veronika KudermetovaKudermetova – Yulia PutintsevaPutintseva (7-64 1-6 7-5) – See score progression
- Ajla TomljanovicTomljanovic – Marketa VondrousovaVondrousova (3-6 6-3 6-4) – See score progression
- Alison Van UytvanckVan Uytvanck – Kristina MladenovicMladenovic (6-4 6-1) – See score progression
- Fiona FerroFerro – Caroline GarciaGarcia (7-5 3-6 6-3) – See score progression
- Oceane DodinDodin – Viktoria KuzmovaKuzmova (6-2 6-2) – See score progression
- Svetlana KuznetsovaKuznetsova – Jennifer BradyBrady (6-3 6-1) – See score progression
- Elena RybakinaRybakina – Katerina SiniakovaSiniakova (6-3 6-4) – See score progression
- Anastasia PotapovaPotapova – Liudmila SamsonovaSamsonova (6-2 6-4) – See score progression
- Maria SakkariSakkari – Vitalia DiatchenkoDiatchenko (3-6 6-4 7-63) – See score progression
- Belinda BencicBencic – Svetlana KuznetsovaKuznetsova (2-1) – See H2H details
- Alize CornetCornet – Maria SakkariSakkari (0-2) – See H2H details
- Fiona FerroFerro – Elena RybakinaRybakina (0-0) – See H2H details
- Donna VekicVekic – Ekaterina AlexandrovaAlexandrova (1-0) – See H2H details
- Alison Van UytvanckVan Uytvanck – Petra KvitovaKvitova (0-0) – See H2H details
- Veronika KudermetovaKudermetova – Kiki BertensBertens (0-0) – See H2H details