Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 51) has Friday the ITF tournament in the Uk, the Southsea (grass/ $ 100,000) on her name written. The Campine, the second seed, beat in the final the British Katie Boulter (WTA 144) after two hours and ten minutes of tennis in three sets (6-4, 5-7 and 6-3).
It is for the 32-year-old Flipkens as the thirteenth ITF title in her career, the first since 2012. Also on the WTA-circuit picked up the Belgian all once of the race, in 2012 in Quebec. ‘Flipper’ has in addition, three WTA and one ITF title in doubles.
Later in the day, plays Flipkens also the dubbelfinale in Southsea. On the side of the Swedish Johanna Larsson will find them there, the Polish-American duo Alicja Rosolska/Abigail Spears.