Van Uytvanck and Flipkens meet each other in the first round in Saint-Petersburg
27 January 2019 to 19:43 pm
When the draw for the main table of the WTA-tournament in the Russian St. Petersburg (hard/823.000 dollar) is a Belgian duel in the first round out of the bus come. Alison Van Uytvanck (WTA 52) and Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 50) will play Monday against each other and bet a duel with the White-Russian fourth seed Aryna Sabalenka (WTA 11) in the second round.
Van Uytvanck and Flipkens, who are playing the doubles in St. Petersburg, for the fourth time opposite each other on the WTA circuit. Flipkens leads 2-1.
A third Belgian can spread through the qualifications to ensure a place at the main table. Ysaline Bonaventure (WTA 159) did Sunday for the third and final qualifying round. Therein she takes it on against the British Katie Boulter (WTA 97).
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