Kristina Mladenovic set up a second-round showdown with Karolina Pliskova after defeating Katerina Siniakova at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Can Karolina Pliskova become the third woman in WTA history to sweep the Doha/Dubai double? How will Timea Babos fare as top seed at her home country?
WTA Insider Courtney Nguyen | Kristina Mladenovic talks through her maiden title run in St. Petersburg, her all-surface game, and friendships among the next generation of players.
Taiwan Open champion Elina Svitolina boosted her early season hopes of making a WTA Finals debut, rocketing into the Top 8 on the Road to Singapore leaderboard.
Kristina Mladenovic left it all on the court to capture her first WTA title at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy, dispatching Yulia Putintseva in three epic sets.
No.5 seed Elena Vesnina avenged her Brisbane International loss to Alizé Cornet and advanced into the quarterfinals of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy.