Jaimee Fourlis has scored her first top-100 win to qualify at a WTA 500 tournament in Berlin.

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The 23-year-old Greek Australian recorded a first-round qualifying victory against German wildcard Mara Guth in straight sets, before returning later in the day to win a three-set final qualifying round battle.

Fourlis, contesting just the seventh professional grass-court tournament of her career, posted an impressive 6-4 2-6 6-4 victory against world No.56 Peyton Stearns.

The 21-year-old American was the top seed in the qualifying draw and recently made the third round at Roland Garros.

World No.218 Fourlis, who had lost her previous 11 meetings against top 100-ranked opponents, will face Chinese qualifier Wang Xinyu in the opening round.

Jaimee Fourlis has scored her first top-100 win to qualify at a WTA 500 tournament in Berlin.

The 23-year-old Australian recorded a first-round qualifying victory against German wildcard Mara Guth in straight sets, before returning later in the day to win a three-set final qualifying round battle.

Fourlis, contesting just the seventh professional grass-court tournament of her career, posted an impressive 6-4 2-6 6-4 victory against world No.56 Peyton Stearns.

The 21-year-old American was the top seed in the qualifying draw and recently made the third round at Roland Garros.

World No.218 Fourlis, who had lost her previous 11 meetings against top 100-ranked opponents, will face Chinese qualifier Wang Xinyu in the opening round.

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