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Storm Hunter continues her wonderful type in singles, shifting to inside one win of the primary draw of the WTA 1000 event at Indian Wells.

Indian Wells, United States, 5 March 2024 | Matt Trollope

Australia’s Storm Hunter has joined countrywoman Arina Rodionova within the remaining spherical of qualifying at Indian Wells.

Hunter improved her 2024 singles document to a powerful 11-3 after beating Romania’s Jaqueline Cristian – the No.1 seed in qualifying – in straight units on Monday.

Trailing 3-5 within the second set and saving three set factors within the tenth sport, Hunter accomplished a 6-3 7-5 victory to ebook a conflict with American wildcard Robin Montgomery.

The winner will earn a spot in the primary draw.

Previously 12 months, Hunter has efficiently come via the qualifying rounds at a number of massive occasions, together with the Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon, plus WTA 1000 tournaments in Miami and Dubai.

In that very same span she has slashed her rating from two hundredth to world No.124.

Hunter and Rodionova – who subsequent faces former world No.5 Sara Errani – are aiming to affix fellow Australian Daria Saville in the primary draw of a event unofficially referred to as the game’s “fifth Grand Slam”.

In different Indian Wells outcomes, 21-year-old Queenslander Olivia Gadecki bowed out within the first spherical of qualifying to Roland Garros 2020 semifinalist Nadia Podoroska.

So too did Aussies Rinky Hijikata, Adam Walton and Marc Polmans, who fell within the first spherical of males’s qualifying singles.

Aussies in motion – Indian Wells

RESULTS
Girls’s qualifying singles, first spherical
Storm Hunter (AUS) d [1] Jaqueline Cristian (ROU) 6-3 7-5
[5] Nadia Podoroska (ARG) d Olivia Gadecki (AUS) 6-2 6-4

Males’s qualifying singles, first spherical
[1] Thiago Seyboth Wild (BRA) d Adam Walton (AUS) 6-1 6-3
[20] Liam Broady (GBR) d Marc Polmans (AUS) 6-3 6-2
Lucas Pouille (FRA) d [2] Rinky Hijikata (AUS) 5-7 6-1 6-3

COMING UP
Girls’s qualifying singles, remaining spherical
[17] Arina Rodionova (AUS) v [9] Sara Errani (ITA)
Storm Hunter (AUS) v [WC] Robin Montgomery (USA)

Girls’s singles, first spherical
Daria Saville (AUS) v Qualifier

> VIEW: Indian Wells 2024 ladies’s singles draw

Males’s singles, first spherical
[10] Alex de Minaur (AUS) v Bye
Aleksandar Vukic (AUS)
v Qualifier
Max Purcell (AUS) v Gael Monfils (FRA)
Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) v Marcos Giron (USA)
Christopher O’Connell (AUS) v Jack Draper (GBR)
Jordan Thompson (AUS) v Qualifier
Alexei Popyrin (AUS) v Fabian Marozsan (HUN)

> VIEW: Indian Wells 2024 males’s singles draw

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