Yanina Wickmayer (WTA 94) Tuesday in the first round of the US Open is not a publicity stunt. The 28-year-old Wickmayer lost in the first round of the Czech Petra Kvitova (WTA 5) in two sets: 6-1 and 6-4. The party lasted for an hour and thirteen minutes.
Kvitova in the second round against the Chinese Yafan Wang (WTA 90) or the Slovak Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (WTA 84).
Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 57) later in the day is still in action in the first round in New York. Elise Mertens (WTA 15) captured Monday its ticket for the second round Alison Van Uytvanck (WTA 39) was there earlier Tuesday.