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Australian Open – Van Uytvanck enter in the doubles after a half hour stop

After in singles even though in the first round to be turned off, also turned up in the doubles at the Australian Open, the first hurdle is too high for Alison Van Uytvanck. The Grimbergen had a headache and gave up after half an hour decided to stop working.

READ HERE how Kirsten Flipkens was eliminated

READ HERE how also Ruben Bemelmans the worst of it was mine

Van Uytvanck and her doubles partner, germany’s Anna-Lena Friedsman, were at that time 5-0 behind in the first set against the Czech Kristina Pliskova, and the Croatian Donna Vekic.

Monday, lost the 23-year-old Flemish Brabant (WTA 77) in singles in her first round in two sets (7-6 (7/5) 6-3) of the Croatian Petra Martic (WTA 81). It is for Van Uytvanck is already the fourth time in as many entries that they will not succeed in the first round to survive at the Australian Open.

Earlier in the day lost in singles also Ruben Bemelmans (ATP 117) and Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 75) their party. Elise Mertens (WTA 37) later in the day in her second round still against thuisspeelster Daria Gavrilova (WTA 23). (belga)

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