Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 58) qualified Wednesday for the quarter-finals of the WTA-tournament in the Mexican Monterrey (hard/ $ 250,000). After she carried the victory to her grandmother, who five years ago died.
Flipkens won in the second round with a 6-3 and 6-3 of the Slovenian Dalila Jakupovic (WTA 92). “This victory today is for someone special up there”, tweette them afterwards. “I know that you watched. I wanted to be happy for you to win. Mother. Already five years ago.”
In the quarter-finals takes the 33-year-old Flipkens against the winner of the duel between the German first seed Angelique Kerber (WTA 5) and the Czech Karolina Muchova (WTA 109).