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Greet Minnen gets a big hug from Alison Van Uytvanck after she places the last qualifiers at Roland Garros

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Greet Minnen (WTA 150) has on Thursday placed the third and final qualifying round of Roland Garros.

The 21-year-old Minuses knocked on the Parisian clay in the second round the Russian Natalia Vikhlyantseva (WTA 119) in three sets: 2-6, 6-2, 6-4. The party lasted 2 hours and 2 minutes. As a reward she got right away a big hug from her partner, Alison Van Uytvanck.

For a place in the main table must be Negative, which is never the final stage of a grand slam took out, past the Russian Sofya Zhuk (WTA 169). That knocked Kathinka von Deichmann (WTA 218) from Liechtenstein in 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Yanina Wickmayer (WTA 154) and Ysaline Bonaventure (WTA 115) survived earlier in Paris the first qualifying round. Wickmayer lost to Vikhlyantseva, while Bonaventure fell against the German Antonia Lottner (WTA 149).

Elise Mertens (WTA 20), Alison Van Uytvanck (WTA 55) and Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 59) are directly on the main table.