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‘No Way She Pulled It Off’- American Rising Star’s Incredible Feat Out of Nowhere Makes Her New ‘WTA Favorite’ Among Tennis Fans

Published 02/02/2023, 8:50 AM EST

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WTA has found a new star during the Lyon Open 2023. The official account of the tour recently took to Twitter to talk about it. Featuring a clip of the player’s furious tweener, the clip has become a fan favorite within hours of posting it. Twitter is going viral with some great predictions for this tennis star.

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And yes, it is Alycia Parks. The young tennis icon has become a sensation among tennis enthusiasts after her power strokes against Martic yesterday. Parks’ performance in the Australian Open was not exactly a field day for her fans, but now it appears that they have got a lot to talk about.


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Alycia Parks stuns Lyon with her forehand

The video received immense popularity on the internet with fans wanting to know more about Parks.

A fan has broken down the immense strategizing required to score this shot and couldn’t help but praise Alycia for it.


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While other fans are simply curious to know more about her, they are immensely proud to see a woman of color take the scene.

Fans have also stormed Twitter with their comparisons of Parks to popular players like Federer and Kyrgios who have monopolized the tweener.

Her game does not just bring delight to her fans, but has also drawn the attention of the tennis world to her.

A fan has made it clear that after following her game at the Australian Open this year, they are simply her fans now.

Alycia’s serve, slice, and tweener are the three things that have given her a whole fan club now.

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It now leaves to be seen how much Parks can improve on the other aspects of her game. While her forehand seems to be getting better with every match, will it save her big day tomorrow?

Parks at the Lyon Open


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Alycia stands at a career-high ranking of 75 in singles and 56 in doubles as of December 2022. 2022 was a good season for Parks, considering her Ostrava Open moment. The 22-year-old tennis pro has officially made it to the quarterfinals of the Lyon Open in the singles category.

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However, that is not just it. In the doubles category, Alycia teamed up with her Chinese counterpart Zhang Shuai to reach the quarterfinals. In a cut-throat competition that ensued this morning, they were beaten by Cristina Bucsa and Bibiane Schoofs. Alycia’s singles quarterfinals is to be held tomorrow. 


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Her contender is yet to be decided. However, after her amazing performance against Petra Martic, we can surely expect great form from Parks no matter who her opponent might be.

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Annesha Banerjee

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Annesha Banerjee is a Tennis writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s in English. Her love for tennis and other sports is influenced by her mother, who was a remarkable athlete back in the day.

Edited By: Ajinkya Aswale