Elise Mertens (WTA 16), Alison Van Uytvanck (WTA 46) and Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 64) know their opponents during the first round at the WTA-tournament in the Netherlands Rosmalen (grass/ $ 250,000). They come all three Tuesday in action in their first party.
Mertens found the 27-year-old Slovenian Poland Hercog (WTA 58). It is the first meeting between the two women.
Van Uytvanck met the 26-year-old Dutch Richel Hogenkamp (WTA 133). It is their third mutual duel, Van Uytvanck won the first two meetings.
Kirsten Flipkens finally crosses swords with the 19-year-old Russian Anna Kalinskaya (WTA 157). For them, it is the first mutual duel.
Mertens and Flipkens doubles in Rosmalen. Mertens is doing that on the side of the Dutch Demi Schuurs. Flipkens forms a pair with another Dutch Kiki Bertens.