Daria Kasatkina gave it her best attempt. But even her deft drop shot wasn't enough for the speedy Marta Kostyuk, whose crosscourt reply was too good.
That was enough to award Kostyuk with the April singles shot of the month.
In doubles, Maria Bouzkova and Lucie Hradecka gave us a lesson on the art of returning overheads. Bouzkova's final response was too much.