St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy was first held at “Sibur Arena” in 2016. This tournament made St. Petersburg one of the few cities in the world which hold both men and women tournaments. The prize vaults is $753 000 and the title sponsor is “Gazprom Export”.
Widely known tennis players take part in this tournament, moreover, top Russian players like Svetlana Kuznetsova, Ekaterina Makarova, Anastasia Pavluchenkova, Elena Vesnina and Daria Kasatkina perform at St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy.
In 2018 top four world seeds took part in the tournament including world number one Caroline Wozniacki.