Indian Wells: Katie Boulter wins in BNP Paribas Open qualifying

Katie Boulter, who broke into the cease 100 in October, is aiming to attain the Indian Wells vital arrangement for the first time

British quantity two Katie Boulter is one preserve away from the Indian Wells vital arrangement after beating American Allie Kiick in qualifying.

Boulter, 22, gained 7-5 5-7 6-2 in two hours and 19 minutes.

The field quantity 85, who’s seeded sixth, will face Switzerland’s Viktorija Golubic within the second qualifying round on Tuesday.

British quantity three Heather Watson, 26, misplaced 6-2 6-7 (3-7) 6-4 to Italy’s Sara Errani.

World quantity 113 Watson, whose finest two wins this twelve months came in Hobart qualifying in January, saved three match points within the second dwelling and led 4-2 within the final.

But she misplaced four games in a row as 2012 French Originate finalist Errani sealed victory in two hours and 34 minutes.

British quantity one Johanna Konta – ranked 45th on this planet – has mumble entry into the arrangement and could presumably well maybe face France’s world quantity 54 Pauline Parmentier within the first round on Wednesday.

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