Zhu Lin extended her incredible start to 2023 by winning her first Hologic WTA Tour title at the Thailand Open presented by E@. She defeated Lesia Tsurenko 6-4, 6-4 in a final that lasted one hour and 45 minutes.
Zhu demonstrated her improved form by advancing to the Auckland quarterfinals and the fourth round of the Australian Open last month with victories over Venus Williams and Maria Sakkari.
The previous World No. After forcing Victoria Azarenka into a third set in the Melbourne semifinals, Zhu, who was predicted to be ranked No. 1, may one day be a player in the Top 20.