Golovin Qualifies, Wins First Round In Pereira, Colombia

Jessica Golovin has earned her first WTA rating, gaining three points with a victory in the first round of the main draw at the $10K in Pereira, Colombia.

Golovin, coached by Felix Alvarado, topped fellow qualifier, Brazil’s Marcela-Guimaraes Bueno, 6-1, 6-4.

Golovin had claimed two straight-set victories in the qualifying draw, defeating two Colombian competitors, Angelica Maria Ochoa Martinez (6-1, 6-0) and Juliana Jose Parra Gomes (6-0, 6-3) to advance.

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