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Kirsten Flipkens loses in Beijing stand a chance of Kiki Bertens

Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 57, Tuesday off in the second round of the WTA tournament in the Chinese capital Beijing (hard/8.285.274 dollar)

The Campine went down in two sets without a chance to wriggle out against eleventh seed Kiki Bertens (WTA 11): twice 6-1 after 1 hour of game play. Flipkens had four previous duels with the Dutch, however, winning ended. In the mutual confrontations is now 4-2 for our compatriot.

After the shutdown of Flipkens, there are no Belgians to be more active on the main table. Elise Mertens (WTA 14) and Alison Van Uytvanck (WTA 52) fell in the first round.

Monday was Flipkens eliminated in the first round of the doubles. On the side of the Romanian Raluca Olaru, she lost 6-2, 2-6 and 10/7 of the Czech Lucie Hradecka and the Russian Ekaterina Makarova.

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