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Ankita Raina wins maiden WTA title, to turn out to be first Indian girl participant in high 100 after Sania Mirza

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India’s Ankita Raina on Friday received her maiden WTA title as she and her Russian accomplice Kamilla Rakhimova clinched the doubles occasion within the Phillip Island Trophy right here.
The Ankita-Kamilla pair beat Russia’s Anna Blinkova and Anastasia Potapova 2-6 6-4 10-7 within the last.
The win will propel the 28-year-old Ankita to top-100 within the WTA rankings in doubles. She would be the second Indian girl participant to be in top-100 after Sania Mirza.

Ankita Raina and Kamilla Rakhimova take the doubles title at #PhillipIslandWTA.
Raina is India’s 1st WTA champion since Sania Mirza. The 28yo additionally earned her 1st WTA MD singles win earlier within the week at PIT.
— WTA Insider (@WTA_insider) February 19, 2021
Ankita had received ITF doubles title and WTA 125k collection title earlier than Friday’s win.