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Danielle Collins won the Miami Open title with a 7-5 6-3 victory over Elena Rybakina in front of a home crowd at the Hard Rock Stadium. The 30-year-old, who is set to retire at the end of the season, claimed her first WTA 1000 crown. Collins had been in top form throughout the tournament, not dropping a set since her opening match. Despite being considered the underdog against world No. 4 Rybakina, Collins fought fiercely to secure the win, only beating her opponent once in their previous four encounters.

The first set was a closely contested battle between the two players, with Collins saving multiple break points to take a 4-3 lead. She fought off another break opportunity for Rybakina at 5-5 and went on to win the set 7-5 after an hour of play. Rybakina took an off-court break before the second set, but it was Collins who initially pulled ahead. Although her opponent managed to even the score, Collins stayed focused and aggressive in her play, saving break points and eventually serving for the title. After a tense final game, Collins clinched the victory on her fourth championship point.

Collins’ win at the Miami Open marked her as the lowest-ranked woman to ever win the tournament, rising from world No. 53 to No. 22. She won 14 sets in a row at the event, showcasing her impressive form and determination. Reflecting on her victory, Collins expressed her gratitude for the support of the crowd and the opportunity to play in such a thrilling atmosphere. She admitted to feeling emotional during the match but managed to stay focused on the task at hand. The experience was unlike anything she had ever encountered before in her tennis career.

Fans can stream top tennis action, including the 2024 French Open, live on discovery+, the Eurosport app, and This allows tennis enthusiasts to stay connected with their favorite players and tournaments from anywhere in the world. The Miami Open victory for Danielle Collins added to the excitement of the tennis season, with more thrilling matches and tournaments to come. Her success served as an inspiration to other players and fans, showing that hard work and determination can lead to great achievements on the court.

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