Naomi Broady: Briton moves into world's top 100 after ITF win

Naomi Broady
Broady's victory at the Dow Corning Tennis Classic - which has a prize fund of $100,000 - means she has won one of the most lucrative events below the WTA Tour

British number three Naomi Broady has broken into the world's top 100 for the first time after winning an ITF tournament in the United States.

The 25-year-old from Stockport beat American wildcard Robin Anderson 6-7 (6-8) 6-0 6-2 in the final of the Dow Corning Tennis Classic in Michigan.

Broady came back from a set down to win her ninth ITF singles title.

She jumps from 112th to 96th, joining fellow Britons Johanna Konta (28) and Heather Watson (84) in the top 100.

The ITF tournaments are a developmental circuit for players who are not competing regularly with the world's elite on the WTA Tour.

A day of British success

Broady's success followed Kyle Edmund's victory over Dan Evans in the first all-British Challenger final for more than a decade.

The 21-year-old Yorkshireman won 6-3 6-2 against Birmingham's Evans at the Dallas Challenger event earlier on Sunday, meaning he will rise to a career-high ranking inside the top 85.

There was also victory for Liam Broady - Naomi Broady's younger brother - at a Futures event in Glasgow.

Liam Broady
Naomi Broady

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