A battle between lucky losers in the first round of the Livesport Prague Open has produced one of the shots of the year.
Serving to stay in the first set at 2-5, Conny Perrin was on the run and desperately scrambling to retrieve Liang En-Shuo's powerful groundstrokes. The Swiss World No.261 somehow reached behind her back to flick a lob through her legs and over the Chinese Taipei player's head.
However, it wasn't enough to stop Liang. The 20-year-old World No.284 went on to win the match 6-3, 6-4.
Perrin, who made her WTA main draw debut at Birmingham 2011 and set a career-high of World No.134 in October 2018, is no stranger to a hot shot.
In January, she wowed fans on the ITF World Tennis Tour with multiple tweeners and dropshots in one point, finished in style with a single-handed backhand winner, en route to a 7-5, 3-6, 6-4 win over Bianca Turati in the first round of the Hamburg ITF W25.
This world is wild and girls can do anything 🔥Enjoying the battle and using the Force ⚡️ ⚔️🏃🏼♀️😜🤯✌🏻🙏🏻 #ownyourgame #rollwithit #noregrets #babyyoda #thisgirlcan @WTA @ITFTennis— Conny Perrin (@connyperrin90) January 16, 2021
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