16-year-old Andreeva Makes High-50 Debut


By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Monday October 9, 2023

Mirra Andreeva’s exceptional 2023 continues unabated, because the 16-year-old Russian, who was exterior the High-300 in April, makes her High-50 debut this week.

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It has been a steep, regular climb by the previous junior No.1 this season. After reaching the ladies’ singles closing on the Australian Open, she tried her hand on the professional degree and reached the spherical of 16 at Madrid and the third spherical at Roland-Garros (after qualifying for the primary draw).

At Wimbledon the explosion continued as Andreeva powered into the spherical of 16 (after qualifying) earlier than falling to Madison Keys in three units.

Andreeva made her High-100 debut after that sterling efficiency in London, and later reached the second spherical on the US Open earlier than falling to eventual champion Coco Gauff.

Persevering with the nice occasions, Andreeva powered to the spherical of 16 at Beijing final week (once more, after qualifying) earlier than falling to Elena Rybakina in three units.

This week Andreeva makes her High-50 debut at No.50 (+10) – by far the youngest participant contained in the WTA’s High-100.

Andreeva is one in all seven youngsters presently contained in the WTA’s High-100. 5 of the opposite six had been born in 2004, with Linda Fruhvirtova born in 2005, whereas Andreeva was born in 2007. She’s going to flip 17 subsequent April.

Youngsters presently contained in the WTA’s High 100:

No.3 Coco Gauff, age 19
No.40 Linda Noskova, age 18
No.50 Mirra Andreeva, age 16
No. 66 Diana Shnaider, age 19
No.80 Ashlyn Krueger, age 19
No. 88 Linda Fruhvirtova, age 18

Ostapenko, Samsonova rising

Luidmila Samsonova, who reached the ultimate at Beijing, rose six spots to No.16, whereas Jelena Ostapenko, a quarterfinalist in Beijing, jumps 4 spots to No.13. Together with Daria Kasatkina (+1 to No.12), the pair had been the one two that moved up contained in the High-20 this week. .



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