Aussie ranked world no.263 causes major upset

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Australian wildcard Priscilla Hon has claimed the biggest triumph of her vocation by stunning two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-7, 7-5, 6-2 astatine the Adelaide International tonight.

Ranked 263 successful the satellite to Kvitova's 17, Hon staved disconnected immoderate precocious nerves to clasp service and spark jubilant celebrations.

"It doesn't consciousness existent close now," Hon said connected Stan Sport aft the archetypal circular win.

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Priscilla Hon celebrates her large win. (Stan)

"So happy, I can't explicate however much. I've been waiting for this moment."

Hon was sidelined for 5 months past twelvemonth aft suffering a hep injury, making tonight's boilover each the much remarkable.

She said the 2h 19m triumph was a merchandise of a changed mindset.

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Petra Kvitova serves successful a Wimbledon lucifer against Sloane Stephens. (Getty)

"Pretty arrogant of however I held up astatine the end," Hon said.

"Top players don't springiness it to you truthful you've got to enactment hard for it.

"My mindset was precise antithetic this time."

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