Kirsten Flipkens and her Swedish partner Johanna Larsson in the doubles could not place for the final of the WTA tournament in New Zealand Auckland (hardcourt/ $ 250,000).
The Belgian-Swedish tandem lost in the semi-finals of the New Zealand Paige Mary Hourigan and the American Taylor Townsend in two sets: 6-3 and 7-5. The party lasted 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Flipkens (WTA 47) lost Wednesday in three sets the Spanish Sara Sorribes Tormo (WTA 86) in the second round of the singles. It was 6-4, 1-6 and 6-1.