Tomljanovic returns with a win
In her first event in 13 months, Ajla Tomljanovic has stunned No.6 seed Eugenie Bouchard to advance to the second round in Acapulco.
Ajla Tomljanovic has made a welcome return to the tennis court with victory in her first-round match in Acapulco.
In her first competitive outing in 13 months, the Croatian-born Aussie beat sixth seed Eugenie Bouchard 7-6(4) 6-1 on Tuesday.
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The former world No.47, unranked after being sidelined due to shoulder surgery, has entered the Acapulco event using a protected ranking.
She next faces Kirsten Flipkens, who needed three sets to see off Mexican wildcard Renata Zarazua in the first round on Monday.