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ROLAND GARROS. Kirsten Flipkens punch in doubles, Pliskova off in singles

3383d6036726ffa10c2e01bf533390f0 - ROLAND GARROS. Kirsten Flipkens punch in doubles, Pliskova off in singles

Kirsten Flipkens has Friday posted for the third round of the doubles at Roland Garros, the second grand slam tournament of the season. In the singles stranded Pliskova in the third round, as a result, Osaka, certainly the number one of the world among the women.

In the second round, took Flipper to the side of the Swedish Johanna Larsson, with whom she the fifteenth seed is, on the clay courts in Paris of the Russinnen Vitalia Diatchenko and Natela Dzalamidze: 6-2 and 6-0 in just 55 minutes. In the third round, they take on the winners of the duel between the Spanish duo of Sara Sorribes Tormo and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez, and the Ukrainian Nadiia Kichenok and the American Abigail Spears.

Lost Tuesday Flipkens, number 64 of the world, in the first round of the singles with a 6-1 and 7-5 of the puerto rican Monica Puig (WTA 59).

Pliskova knocked out in third round, Osaka will remain number one in the world

The Czech Karolina Pliskova (WTA 2) is Friday, not for the eighth-finals at Roland Garros.

The second seed went in the third round on Court Philippe Chatrier in two sets against the Croatian Petra Martic (WTA 31): twice 6-3 after 1 hour and 25 minutes. By its elimination remains the Japanese Naomi Osaka the number one in the world in the vrouwentennis. Before, it was, after all, Angelique Kerber all off, there was the forfeit of Petra Kvitova and the contents of Kiki Bertens.

The 27-year-old Pliskova was working on her eighth Roland Garros. In 2017 she made the semi-finals in Paris. Last year she went there in the third round against Maria Sharapova. The Czech had a so far beautifully 2019 with a semi-final at the Australian Open, toernooizeges in Brisbane and Rome and lost in the final in Miami.

After her stuntzege against Pliskova wait for Martic in the eighth-finals, the winner of the duel between the Russian Veronika Kudermetova (WTA 68) and the Estonian Kaia Kanepi (WTA 88).

Also Joran Fly may to the third round in doubles

Following In the footsteps of Flipkens placed Joran Fly are Friday for the third round of the doubles at Roland Garros. On the side of the Kazach Mikhail Kukushkin, he won in the second round on the clay courts in Paris in three sets of the Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas and Spain’s Feliciano Lopez: 6-3, 3-6 and 6-4 after 1 hour and 48 minutes.

For the 25-year-old Fly takes the fairy tale in his grandslamdebuut in the French capital so as. In the eighth-finals await the winners of the match between the Argentines Federico Delbonis and Guillermo Duran, and the Serb Miomir Kecmanovic and the Norwegian Casper Ruud.