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Elise Mertens gives in doubles in WTA Eastbourne

Elise Mertens has Thursday on the side of the Dutch Demi Schuurs specified during the quarterfinals of the doubles at the WTA-tournament in British Eastbourne (grass/852.564 dollar).

The Dutch-Belgian tandem had to bowl against the Ukrainian Nadia Kichenok, and the Russian Ekaterina Makarova. In the second set of cast Mertens and Schuurs in the towel, in a 2-1 stand for Kichenok and Makarova. That duo also had the first set with a 6-2 win.

In singles battle Mertens (WTA 15) Wednesday in the third round against Aryna Sabalenka (WTA 45). The White Russian was 7-5, 2-6 and 7-6 (7/4) slightly too strong.

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