Dasha lost to the Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova (World No. 18) in the opening match of the WTA Premier Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: 2-6 2-6. The match had lasted for an hour and fifteen minutes whereas Dasha managed to win a break-point and lost five service games. It was the first match between Kasatkina and Rybarikova.
Earlier this month Dasha reached the quarterfinal in Charleston and skipped the WTA International tournament in Bogota due to the left leg injury. Her next tournament is the Premier Mandatory tournament in Madrid which is scheduled to start on May 5.