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Surprise in St.  Petersburg - dropped third 

Surprise in St. Petersburg - dropped third


The host`s representative, Darya Kasatkina, qualified for the quarterfinals of the tennis tournament in St. Petersburg with a prize pool of 799, 000 dollars. Castellina`s No. 8 defeat Frenchman Alyze Korne with 6:2, 6:1 after ten of the last 11 games in the game.

Corne is currently being investigated for violating the anti-doping code after missing three out-of-competition tests last year. For that reason, it was removed from the national team of France for the first round of the Fed Cup World Cup later this month.

Another Russian - qualifier Elena Ribakina, has surprises the second round so far and eliminates Caroline Garcia (France) with 4:6, 7:6 (6), 7:6 (5). 18-year-old Ribakina, the 450th in the world, who returns to the court after a hand injury, doubled a breakout pass in the second set and then hit a 5:6 match in the tiebreak to make a turnagainst the seventh in the world rankings Garcia.

The teenager for the first time in her career will play the quarterfinals in the WTA tournaments. The second in the scheme and 2015 champion Alyna Ostapko (Latvia) also reached the quarterfinals after a success against the Russian veteran and former number 2 in the world Vera Zvonareva with 7:6 (6), 6:3.

33-year-old Zvonareva started well but missed an advance of 5:3 games in the first set and then Ostapkovo dominated.

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