Home favourite feeling the heat in St Petersburg

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney) Local hope Ekaterina Alexandrova is feeling the pressure of being top seed at the St Petersburg Open. Having come through her second round match against Czech player Tereza Martincova in straight sets.

Zvonareva cruises into round two in St Petersburg

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney) Vera Zvonareva secured her passage into the second round of the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy following a straight sets victory over qualifier Arena Rodionova. Zvonareva 36, who won the Doubles title in 2018, had previously never lost to her Australian opponent. She never looked likely to lose here either, despite fallingContinue reading “Zvonareva cruises into round two in St Petersburg”

Tennis: First Career WTA Title On The Line For Either Siniakova or McHale

  Unseeded Czech Katerina Siniakova powered past No.6 seed Zhang Shuai to book a spot in the final at the Japan Women’s Open Tennis, where she’ll face 7th seed Christina McHale for the title. Neither player has won a WTA title previously, so it will be a big day for both.