Elise Mertens and Dutch Demi Schuurs have Saturday, the doubles won at WTA-tournament in the Netherlands Rosmalen (grass/ $ 250,000).
The topreekshoofden were not long on the court in the final. At 3-3 in the first set threw the second-placed Belgian-Dutch duo Kirsten Flipkens/Kiki Bertens in the towel. Flipkens was spotted with ice on his left leg. In singles state Flipkens (WTA 60) Sunday also in the final. Therein she takes it on against the Serb Aleksandra Krunic (WTA 55).
For the 22-year-old Mertens has been the sixth double title on the WTA circuit. With Schuurs, she won earlier this year the dubbeltoernooi in Hobart, Flipkens, she formed the best duo in Lugano. In 2017 she won with Schuurs, the double title in Guangzhou. In 2016 triumphed Mertens with An-Sophie Mestach in Auckland, and Luxembourg’s Mandy Minella in Limoges.