Greet Minnen (WTA 150) has Friday could not place for the main table of Roland Garros.
The 21-year-old Negatives lost in the third and final qualifying round on the Paris clay against the Russian Sofya Zhuk (WTA 169) in three sets: 6-2, 3-6 and 6-3. The party lasted 1 hour and 57 minutes.
“It is a pity that today I go out at Roland Garros, so close to the main table”, posted Minuses after on Instagram. “But I had a fantastic week. I took part for the first time (the qualifications of) a grand slam tournament as a professor I have now in the mood for more. Thanks to my coach Tom Income, my supporters and especially my friend Alison Van Uytvanck. You made this week very special. From now on I will for you cheering.”
Minuses, never for the final stage of a grand slam could be placed, opened the qualifier with a victory in three sets (7-5, 4-6 and 6-4) against the Frenchwoman Margot Yerolymos (WTA 342). Afterwards, she took out the in the second round of the Russian Natalia Vikhlyantseva (WTA 119), also in three sets (2-6, 6-2 and 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.
Kimmer Coppejans to dream of a duel with Nadal
Kimmer Coppejans (ATP 181) plays in the first round of Roland Garros against the German Yannick Maggots (ATP 115). It is the first meeting between the two qualifiers.
The winner takes on against Rafael Nadal (ATP 2). The Spanish title holder, is already eleven times winner in Paris, must first pass the German qualifier, Yannick Hanfmann (ATP 184).
David Goffin (ATP 30), the second Belgian man on the main table, opposite the Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis (ATP 72). He may be Nadal in the third round to take.
Kyrgios sends cat to Paris, reason unknown
Nick Kyrgios (ATP 36) will not admire at Roland Garros. The 24-year-old Australian, who in the first round had to compete against the Brit Cameron Norrie (ATP 41), leave to a not known reason to turn up for the tournament in Paris. That the organizers Friday to let you know.
Kyrgios, not shy to a relletje, left last week to even notice his eccentric behavior. The Australian lost at the tournament in Rome, during the duel of the second round are calm. He went bright rail against the audience and put his tennis racket on the court. Also, he threw a chair through the air. The umpire decided to end the contest and Kyrgios to disqualify.
It is not known why Kyrgios not to Paris, drops off. The Australian dropped a few days ago on the social media, however, still negative about the French tournament. “Roland Garros draws compared to here make no sense at all,” said the tennis player, who are taking a course and completing it on the grass of Wimbledon, on Instagram.