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Elise Mertens grabs the next ticket for dubbelfinale in Beijing

Elise Mertens has not succeeded to qualify for the final of the doubles at the WTA tournament in the Chinese capital Beijing (hard/8.285.274 dollar). On the side of the Dutch Demi Schuurs lost the Limburg Saturday in two sets of the Czech duo Andrea Sestini Hlavackova and Barbora Strycova, the second seed. It was 6-0 and 7-5 after 1 hour and 11 minutes of tennis.

Last week wrote Mertens and Schuurs still the dubbeltoernooi in the Chinese Wuhan (hard/2.746.000 dollar) on their name. That victory earned the duo a ticket for the WTA Finals at the end of October in Singapore, where eight of the best tandems of the season will be represented.

In singles in Beijing was killed in Mertens (WTA 14) Monday in the first round. The 22-year-old Mertens clashed on the Chinese shoot fighting Zhang (WTA 45).

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