Leylah Fernandez ends title drought with Hong Kong Open win, first since Monterrey Open in 2022

Leylah Fernandez has ended a title drought of over a year with victory at the 2023 Hong Kong Open defeating Katerina Siniakova in three sets on Sunday afternoon.

Fernandez a former US Open finalist hasn’t sealed a title in over 500 days with her last coming at the 2022 Monterrey Open.

But after green shoots of form in recent months, Fernandez will look to hammer home a return towards the top in 2024. It was a 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 win for the Canadian.

She will also be one of the big ranking winners tomorrow with a return to the top 50. Also she will continue in action next week with the Jiangxi Open seeing her as one of the top seeds.

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