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Kirsten Flipkens bears victory in the eighth finals of WTA Monterrey grandmother, who five years ago died

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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).

(belga)

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