Pegula Locks Up WTA Finals Bid, Hunter and Mertens Qualify for Doubles


By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Monday October 2, 2023

Jessica Pegula is the fifth participant to qualify for this 12 months’s WTA Finals in Cancun.

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The American, who reached the ultimate over the weekend in Tokyo, locked up qualification for the second consecutive season, and can be a part of Aryna Sabalenka, Iga Swiatek, Coco Gauff and Elena Rybakina within the eight participant area.

Marketa Vondrousova, Karolina Muchova and Ons Jabeur are the subsequent three in line to qualify.

2023 will mark Jessica Pegula’s second consecutive WTA Finals look in each singles and doubles, and he or she has reached three finals in 2023, successful the WTA 1000 Nationwide Financial institution Open Montreal and ending as runner-up at WTA 500 occasions in Doha and the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.

29-year-old Pegula, ranked No.4, is 49-16 on the season, and 5-4 in opposition to the Prime-10.

Storm Hunter and Elise Mertens grew to become the second doubles crew to qualify. The Aussie-Belgian duo will be a part of Pegula and Gauff, with six different spots to be claimed within the subsequent three weeks.



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