, author: Plackhin A.

Alexandrova and Kasatkina are out at the start in Stuttgart

Both Russians lost in the first round of the tournament which started the day before.

Russian tennis players Ekaterina Alexandrova and Darya Kasatkina could not get past the first round at the clay tournament in Stuttgart, which started on April 17.

Ekaterina Alexandrova lost to Donna Vekic of Croatia 6-7, 6-7 after spending 2 hours and 11 minutes on the court.

In the match against Spain's Paula Badoza, Daria Kasatkina was beaten 1-6, 1-6. The meeting lasted 1 hour and 11 minutes.

The prize fund of the tournament WTA 500 is $ 780 637 thousand.

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