2023 Ningbo

Zvonareva, 39, outlasts Boulter in three-hour Ningbo opener

Wild card Vera Zvonareva, 39, held off No.7 seed Katie Boulter in 3 hours and 11 minutes in the first round of the Ningbo Open. Former World No.2 Zvonareva notched both a tour-level victory and a Top 100 win for the first time since Miami 2022.