2023 Nanchang

Savinykh upsets No.2 seed Linette in three-hour Nanchang opener

Valeria Savinykh notched her first Top 30 win since the 2013 Australian Open with a 3-hour, 2-minute upset of No.2 seed Magda Linette in the first round of the Jiangxi Open, sealed on her fifth match point. Savinykh had last played Linette in 2013 and last beaten her in 2011 US Open qualifying.