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Van Uytvanck gets through to the second round in Montreal

Alison Van Uytvanck (WTA 41) Tuesday, easily placed for the second round at the WTA-tournament in Montreal (hardcourt/2,82 million dollars).

The 24-year-old Van Uytvanck took out the after just hours of tennis in two sets (6-1 and 6-2) of the Russian kwalificatiespeelster Sofya Zhuk (WTA 149). In the second round, waiting for Van Uytvanck a showdown with the winner of the duel between the Romanian Irina Begu (WTA 55) and the Uk’s fifteenth seed Ashleigh Barty (WTA 16).

Later in the evening, also Elise Mertens (WTA 15) and Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 47) in action. The two Belgian women take on a Canadian, respectively, Eugenie Bouchard (WTA 129) and Francoise Abanda (WTA 191).

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