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WTA Tour – Monday, March 4, 2024 final results

The end of the first round of the women’s qualifying had one notable upset, although Alizé Cornet has definitely struggled to win matches so far in 2024.

But she was dismissed by young American Clervie Ngounoue in quick fashion.

And the No. 1 seed, Jaqueline Cristian was also dismissed – by doubles specialist Storm Hunter, who also is quite a handy singles player as well even if her ranking doesn’t necessarily reflect it.

(Indian Wells is 3 hours behind ET)


BNP Paribas Open
Location: Indian Wells, Calif.
Category: WTA Tour 1000
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: March 6-17, 2024
Prize money: $9,258,030
Draws: S96 / D32

Monday, March 4, 2024
Final results
Qualifying first round


Storm Hunter (USA) def. [1] Jaqueline Cristian (ROU) 63 75

[WC] Clervie Ngounoue (USA) def. [22] Alize Cornet (FRA) 62 63 

Seeds advancing

[4] Taylor Townsend (USA) def [WC] Iva Jovic (USA) 61 62

[5] Nadia Podoroska (ARG) def. Olivia Gadecki (AUS) 62 64

[10] Harriet Dart (GBR) def. Darja Seministaja (LAT) 62 62

[14] Erika Andreeva (RUS) def Emiliana Arango (COL) 36 64 61

[16] Camila Osorio (COL) def Laura Bigossi (BRA) 46 63 64

[23] Hailey Baptiste (USA) def Sara Beljek (CZE) 62 63



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