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Lulu Sun wins two WTT titles in Florida

Updated: May 6

Lulu Sun World Tennis Tour tennis
New Zealand's Lulu Sun has won the singles and doubles at the ITF US$100,000 tournament at Bonita Springs in Florida. PHOTO: FINEMARK WOMEN'S PRO TENNIS CHAMPS

New Zealand's Lulu Sun has won the biggest title of her career with victory in both singles and doubles at the US$100,000 World Tennis Tour (WTT) tournament in Bonita Springs, Florida.

She defeated teen Maya Joint in straight sets. The Australian held serve to start the match before Sun won the next nine games in a row.


Joint was a little stronger in the second set, even breaking the kiwi's serve .

However, Sun, 23 took the match with a forehand winner for a score of 6-1 6-3 in just over an hours play.

Sun has a new career-high WTA ranking 132 which will give her seeding in qualifying at Grand Slams. .

In the doubles, Sun and Fanni Stollar (Hungary) beat Greek player Valentini Grammatikopoulou and the Ukraine's Valeriya Strakhova 6-4 7-5 in one hour 20 minutes.


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