Donna Vekic again to successful methods in Monterrey after harm woes


Donna Vekic practically stop tennis amid doubts over her health after present process knee surgical procedure two years in the past, however the Croatian has made a exceptional comeback and captured her first title since 2021 by successful in Monterrey on Sunday.

Vekic went underneath the knife after the 2021 Australian Open and had stated on the Melbourne Park main in January that she was in a continuing struggle to regain her outdated degree after being out for months at a time with knee points.

She received her fourth profession title and first since Courmayeur in 2021 after beating prime seed Caroline Garcia 6-4 3-6 7-5 within the last in Mexico.

“It has been a fantastic begin to the 12 months for me,” Vekic stated.

The Australian Open quarterfinalist stated she was positive that she would return to the winners circle sooner or later this 12 months after reaching the San Diego last in October.

Having overwhelmed a number of prime seeds in that match, she misplaced to world No. 1 Iga Swiatek within the last.

“If the title did not come now, I imagine it might have come quickly. I have been enjoying good tennis and I must preserve working exhausting and hopefully keep wholesome,” the 26-year-old Vekic stated.

“I am positive I will preserve having good outcomes.”

Victory over world No. 5 Garcia marked the primary time Vekic had overwhelmed a top-10 participant this 12 months, and he or she rose eight locations to No. 23 on this planet rankings.

“It was a loopy match till the top, (Garcia) was enjoying so properly, enjoying so deep,” Vekic stated. “I used to be attempting to win as many factors as I might. It wasn’t straightforward, however I am actually comfortable to win.”