Elise Mertens (WTA 22), there is Friday failed to qualify for the third round at the WTA-tournament in the U.s. Indian Wells (hard/8.648.508 dollar).
The 22nd-placed Mertens, bye in the first round, had, in the second round her several recognise in the Chinese Qiang Wang (WTA 55). After 1 hour and 52 minutes, the scoreboard 4-6, 6-3 and 6-3 as the match results. In the mutual confrontation, leading the Chinese now 2-0. In 2016, she showed herself for your own audience, also on a hard court all agree the better in Quanzhou.
After the shutdown of Mertens, who at Indian Wells is still jonathan to the side of the Dutch Demi Schuurs, with Yanina Wickmayer (WTA 115) one Belgian active in the main table of the singles. She takes it in the second round against the Australian Daria Gavrilova (WTA 26). Previously stranded Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 69) and Alison Van Uytvanck (WTA 50) in the opening round.