Ankita Raina wins maiden WTA title, to become first Indian woman player in top 100 after Sania Mirza

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India’s Ankita Raina on Friday received her maiden WTA title as she and her Russian companion Kamilla Rakhimova clinched the doubles occasion in the Phillip Island Trophy right here.

The Ankita-Kamilla pair beat Russia’s Anna Blinkova and Anastasia Potapova 2-6 6-4 10-7 in the ultimate.

The win will propel the 28-year-old Ankita to top-100 in the WTA rankings in doubles. She would be the second Indian woman player to be in top-100 after Sania Mirza.

Ankita had received ITF doubles title and WTA 125k collection title earlier than Friday’s win.

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