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Storm Hunter provides to her standout 2023 season with an upset singles win at Guadalajara, the place she can be the No.1 seed within the doubles occasion.

Guadalajara, Mexico, 19 September 2023 | Rhys de Deugd

Australia’s Storm Hunter has scored her first singles victory at WTA 1000 degree since 2021 on the Guadalajara Open in Mexico.

The 29-year-old advances to the second spherical at Guadalajara for the primary time with an upset win of world No.67 Iryna Shymanovich.

Hunter, who’s at present ranked No.157 in singles, took an hour and 22 minutes to document her 6-3 6-4 victory.

For Hunter, it was a case of profitable the factors that mattered, as she transformed on all three of her break level alternatives, whereas saving three out of the 4 on her serve.

She now takes on No.2 seed Maria Sakkari, who obtained a first-round bye.

Sanders will even characteristic within the second spherical of the doubles attract Guadalajara, the place she received the title final 12 months alongside Brazilian Luisa Stefani.

As the highest seeds, Hunter is aiming to defend the title with Belgian Elise Mertens.

In a standout season, the left-handed Sanders peaked at world No.3 quickly after reaching the Wimbledon doubles last with Mertens.

Aussies in motion – Guadalajara 

Girls’s singles, first spherical
Storm Sanders (AUS) d Iryna Shymanovich 6-3 6-4
Taylor Townsend (USA) d Ajla Tomljanovic (AUS) 7-6(3) 6-4

Girls’s singles, first spherical
Jasmine Paolini (ITA)/Mayar Sherrif (EGY) d [6] Ellen Perez (AUS)/Nicole Melichar-Martinez (USA) 6-1 6-4

Girls’s singles, second spherical
Storm Sanders (AUS) v [2] Maria Sakkari  

Girls’s doubles, second spherical
[1] Storm Hunter (AUS)/Elise Mertens (BEL) v  Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA)/Kristina Mladenovic (FRA)

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