Ramblings from St. Petersburg: An intriguing slate of quarter-finals await…

The St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy has produced a solid slate of quarter-finals which will all take place on Friday. First up will be the number two seed, Roberta Vinci against one of four unseeded players in the last eight, Timea Babos. This will be Babos’s first Premier quarter-final and she’s enjoying a decent year so far.…

Ramblings from St. Petersburg: Gasparyan v Ivanovic lights up Wednesday’s schedule

Main draw action finally got underway on Tuesday at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy with Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Margarita Gasparyan both progressing into the second round with victories in the evening session. These were the first matches that I watched from St. Petersburg; I really like the main stadium and the court seems fast, which…