Daria Kasatkina is in action on Monday at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.
WTA Staff
April 23, 2018

CENTER COURT
Starting at 1pm

Alizé CORNET (FRA) v Marta KOSTYUK (UKR)

Not before 3pm
Carina WITTHOEFT (GER) v Marketa VONDROUSOVA (CZE)

Not before 8.30pm
Daria KASATKINA (RUS) v Magdalena RYBARIKOVA (SVK)

COURT 1
Starting at 11.30am

Veronika KUDERMETOVA (RUS) v Varvara LEPCHENKO (USA)

Not before 1.30pm
Zarina DIYAS (KAZ) v Kaia KANEPI (EST)

Not before 4.30pm
Nicole MELICHAR (USA) / Kveta PESCHKE (CZE) v Alla KUDRYAVTSEVA (RUS) / Andrea SESTINI HLAVACKOVA (CZE) [2]

MATCH POINTS

Laura Siegemund is the defending champion, having beaten Kristina Mladenovic in the 2017 final.

Kasatkina and Rybarikova have never played each other before.

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Kasatkina competed in the 2017 tournament, losing in the Round of 32 to Elena Vesnina 7-6(2), 6-2.

Pavlyuchenkova has never got further than the Round of 16 in Stuttgart; she managed that in 2014, losing to Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-3, and in 2011, losing to Vera Zvonareva 3-6, 6-4, 6-2.

This is Rybarikova's first appearance in Stuttgart in nine years; in 2009 she lost in the Round of 32 to Gisela Dulko, 6-3, 6-3.