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Fed Cup Semi-finals: The Italian Job

Posted by gauloises1 on April 26, 2010

Italy 5 – Czech Republic 0

Can anyone stop this Italian team? I’m completely serious. Flavia Pennetta wasn’t even at her best this weekend; she struggled mightily against Lucie Hradecka on Saturday, well down in both sets before coming back to win in straights, 64 75. Luckily she has support from Francesca Schiavone, who popped up to beat Lucie Safarova 60 62 and put Italy well ahead.

The Czech Republic pinned its hopes on Lucie Safarova’s 2-0 record against Pennetta, but unfortunately she injured herself during the warm-up and had to be replaced by Petra Kvitova, who was unable to stop Italy sealing the deal 3-0. Cue the celebrations.

The US and Russia are locked in a deciding fifth rubber right this now, but whoever wins will host Italy at home. And will have their work seriously cut out for them.

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Flavia, Caro Kick It Off On Clay

Posted by gauloises1 on April 12, 2010

Flavia Pennetta d. Carla Suarez Navarro, 62 46 63

She’s lovely, and she wrote a nice blog. That’s really all I’ve got.

Oh – and sadly top seed Victoria Azarenka was forced to retire 4-0 up on Maria-Jose Martinez Sanchez with a thigh injury. Get well soon, Vika.

Caroline Wozniacki d. Olga Govortsova, 62 75

She … won.

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Who’s Out …

Posted by gauloises1 on February 19, 2010

High-profile casualties since we last spoke:

Out to Shahar Peer in Dubai.

Out to Agnieszka Radwanska in Dubai.

Out to Venus in Dubai.

Out to Li Na in Dubai.

Forced to retire against Shahar Peer with back pain.

Out to Vera Zvonareva in Dubai.

Out to Victoria Azarenka in Dubai.

Forced to retire against Lukas Lacko in Memphis after beating Fernando Verdasco.

Lost to Sofia Arvidsson after a promising beginning to the tournament.

And … Radek Stepanek (Memphis), Fernando Verdasco (Memphis), Nicolas Almagro (Buenos Aires), Gilles Simon (Marseilles), Richard Gasquet (Buenos Aires), and probably many more I forgot to mention.

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Dubai: Back With a Bang

Posted by gauloises1 on February 15, 2010

After last year’s unpleasantness, Shahar Peer could be forgiven for being on something of a mission. She beat Yanina Wickmayer, 36 62 75. You’re all aware of my love for Wicky by now, I’m sure, but she’s made a storming start to the year. As has Shahar, actually. Both of them had somewhat fraught 2009s and I’m really interested to see how they’re going to go in 2010.

Disappointing losses for seeds were on tap though, with Nadia Petrova falling in two tiebreak sets to Stefanie Voegele (which, no offence to Stefanie, should not be happening) and the French Italian (right?) Tathiana Garbin taking out the never-consistent Samantha Stosur in a third set tiebreak. And remember last year’s surprise finalist, Virginie Razzano? She actually won a match, which, given her form since about June last year, is not to be sneezed at.

And a few of the top seeds made it through, including tenth seed Flavia Pennetta, who laid waste to Melinda Czink 64 61, seventh seed Agnieszka Radwanska over Anastasija Sevastova, and twelfth seed Vera Zvonareva, inexplicably playing the day after she captured her title in Pattaya City. Nice scheduling. She survived a tough challenge from Elena Vesnina (another inconsistent girl who had a big result in Dubai last year, taking out Svetlana Kuznetsova), 64 46 75.

Full Results

Singles – Second Round
(7) Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) d. (Q) Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 63 63

Singles – First Round
Tathiana Garbin (ITA) d. (9) Samantha Stosur (AUS) 36 62 76(4)
(10/WC) Flavia Pennetta (ITA) d. Melinda Czink (HUN) 64 61
(12) Vera Zvonareva (RUS) d. Elena Vesnina (RUS) 64 46 75
Shahar Peer (ISR) d. (13) Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) 36 62 75
(WC) Stefanie Voegele (SUI) d. (15) Nadia Petrova (RUS) 76(5) 76(5)
Aravane Rezai (FRA) d. Sybille Bammer (AUT) 63 57 75
Virginie Razzano (FRA) d. (WC) Selima Sfar (TUN) 62 62
María José Martínez Sánchez (ESP) d. (LL) Alberta Brianti 64 36 63
Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) d. Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) 64 64
Anabel Medina Garrigues (ESP) d. Sania Mirza (IND) 63 64
Andrea Petkovic (GER) d. Alona Bondarenko (UKR) 26 64 63
Alexandra Dulgheru (ROU) d. Patty Schnyder (SUI) 62 62
Olga Govortsova (BLR) d. Iveta Benesova (CZE) 64 61

Doubles – First Round
(5) Kleybanova/Schiavone (RUS/ITA) d. Grandin/Tu (RSA/USA) 63 62
Dzehalevich/Kudryavtseva (BLR/RUS) d. (6) Makarova/Yan (RUS/CHN) 62 64
Azarenka/Kuznetsova (BLR/RUS) d. Senoglu/Shvedova (TUR/KAZ) 75 63
Bondarenko/Bondarenko (UKR/UKR) d. Hantuchova/Vesnina (SVK/RUS) 63 62
Peer/Voskoboeva (ISR/KAZ) d. Medina Garrigues/Wozniacki (ESP/DEN) 75 46 105
Peschke/Srebotnik (CZE/SLO) d. Borwell/Kops-Jones (GBR/USA) 61 76(3)

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WTA Saturday: Safs On Fire, Snappers Remember Thailand Exists

Posted by gauloises1 on February 14, 2010

Paris

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Lucie Safarova. She’s beaten Paszek, Schiavone, Peer and now Flavia Pennetta, 46 63 64, to reach her second Paris final (she lost out to Nadia Petrova in 2007). From what I saw of her match against Flavia today, she was on fire.

Safs will be facing another second-time Paris finalist after Elena Dementieva beat Melanie Oudin, 46 64 63. It was a good performance from the believer, but after she wasn’t able to capture the second set, her fitness really let her down in the third and after three consecutive breaks, Dementieva won five of the last six games to take the match.

It was an encouraging tournament for Oudin, though, who moves on to Memphis next week. Elena said that it was the toughest win of the year for her so far, which is nice, considering some of the people she’s beaten. Good stuff.

Pattaya City

Photos! Finally photos!

… Put it away now, Yaroslava.

Top seed Vera Zvonareva is into the final after beating fourth seed Yaroslava Shvedova 62 46 63. She’ll face hometown girl Tamarine Tanasugarn, who defeated Sesil Karantcheva 62 60.

Good stuff.

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Paris, Pattaya City: Semifinals Set

Posted by gauloises1 on February 13, 2010

For the first time since the tournament’s inception, there won’t be a Frenchwoman in the quarterfinals in Paris. Second seed Flavia Pennetta beat compatriot Tathiana Garbin, 61 63, to book her spot and will face Lucie Safarova, who demolished sixth seed Shahar Peer 63 60. As my wise friend Jacko would no doubt point out, the fast courts in Paris are made for Safs, and you can’t deny she has oodles of talent … but why does she only show up once in a blue moon? Answers on a postcard.

 The other semifinal is a US Open rematch between Elena Dementieva and her spunky kryptonite, Melanie Oudin. Dementieva survived a tough challenge from Andrea Petkovic (now undoubtedly out getting drunk as we speak, and rightly so).

I would have given anything to be able to illustrate this result with a picture of Petkovic miming shooting herself in the head, by the way. Just putting it out there.

Melanie Oudin, meanwhile, continues her upwards momentum. She’s now won her last five matches after coming back from 26 13 down against Agnes Szavay to win 62 in the third. It was another inspiringly gutsy performance, as she was complaining of being ill during the first set and, more significantly, being comprehensively outplayed by Szavay before she clawed her way back in to the match and managed to exert just enough pressure to provide Szavay with an excuse to fall apart. By the third set, both were completely different players, and at least Melanie was moving in the right direction.

In Pattaya City meanwhile, a.k.a the Land that Photojournalists Forgot, hometown girl Tamarine Tanasugarn put an end to Anna Chakvetadze’s two-match streak and will face Sesil Karantcheva in the first semi. In the second, it’ll be Vera Zvonareva against Yaroslava Shvedova. Fair and balanced.

Full Results

Paris

Singles – Quarterfinals
(1) Elena Dementieva (RUS) d. Andrea Petkovic (GER) 36 64 62
(2/WC) Flavia Pennetta (ITA) d. Tathiana Garbin (ITA) 61 63
Lucie Safarova (CZE) d. (6) Shahar Peer (ISR) 63 60
Melanie Oudin (USA) d. Agnes Szavay (HUN) 26 64 62

Doubles – Semifinals
(2) Benesova/Zahlavova Strycova (CZE/CZE) d. Govortsova/Poutchek (BLR/BLR) 63 63

Pattaya City

Singles – Quarterfinals
(1) Vera Zvonareva (RUS) d (5) Sybille Bammer (AUT) 60 76(5)
(4) Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) d. Tatjana Malek (GER) 76(4) 61
Tamarine Tanasugarn (THA) d. Anna Chakvetadze (RUS) 61 64
Sesil Karatantcheva (KAZ) d. Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) 75 46 75

Doubles – Semifinals
Erakovic/Tanasugarn (NZL/THA) d. (1) Rodionova/Rodionova (AUS/RUS) 61 64

Order of Play

Paris

Central (from 13.30hrs)
1. Lucie Safarova vs. Flavia Pennetta
2. Elena Dementieva vs. Melanie Oudin (NB 15.30hrs)
3. Black/Huber vs. Jans/Rosolska

Pattaya City

Court 1 (from 15.00hrs)
1. Sesil Karatantcheva vs. Tamarine Tanasugarn
2. Vera Zvonareva vs. Yaroslava Shvedova
3. Chakvetadze/Pervak vs. Craybas/Goerges

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Fed Cup Sunday: Franny Mans Up

Posted by gauloises1 on February 8, 2010

Ukraine 1 – Italy 4

I’m loving this photo.

Bad luck for the Bondarenkos. There were times this weekend when they looked to be in with a shot of dethroning the defending champions, but Italy clearly haven’t lost any of their battling spirit since last year. With the tie at 1-1, Flavia Pennetta took care of business against Alona, 75 76(3), before Francesca Schiavone mounted a comeback against Kateryna to clinch the tie, 26 61 61.

It’s a very winnable tie against the Czech Republic for the Italian ladies next, so at this point, a repeat of last year’s title doesn’t seem that far out of the question. Go girls.

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Fed Cup Saturday

Posted by gauloises1 on February 7, 2010

Early rounds of Fed Cup are just such a feast. I saw so much great tennis today.

Ukraine 1 – Italy 1

The Bondarenko girls, carrying the fate of the Ukraine on their shoulders, met with mixed fortunes today. Alona – a.k.a the Blondarenko – demolished a discombobulated Schiavone, 61 64, before Flavia Pennetta steadied the ship and took out the browner-enko in straights, evening up the tie heading into Sunday.

Czech Republic 1 – Germany 1

The intermittently-brilliant Anna-Lena Groenefeld demolished the fairly-invariably-awful Lucie Safarova, 62 62, before Petra Kvitova evened it up against Andrea Petkovic. Kvitova and Petkovic have had a couple of big wins each over the last year or so, but Kvitova was much the steadier against an inconsistent Petkovic. Good tie to keep an eye on tomorrow, I think.

Has a great twitter.

Has a great kit.

Serbia 1 – Russia 1

Woe for the hosts after a decidedly sub-par Ivanovic went down pretty tamely to a B-grade Kuznetsova, 61 64. Luckily for the home nation, foxy JJ in her red dress was up next; after getting in her own way for a set and a bit, she came within a point of going 1-5 down in the second before suddenly finding her feet and reeling off eleven straight games against a staggering Kleybanova to take the match 46 64 60 and leave the tie intriguingly poised (as Robbie and Jason would say).

France 0 – USA 2

Who here misses Alize Cornet? I mean the 2008 Alize Cornet, when emotional intensity was actually coupled to some sort of, you know, game. Now she’s like some psychological cloud of shrapnel, where her opponent’s best chance of beating her is to let her get ahead and then watch her implode, or failing that just turn up. Meaning no disrespect to Bethanie Mattek-Sands, who beat her in straight sets and hockey socks too.

Melanie Oudin gave the US a 2-0 lead by beating Pauline Parmentier, who is inexplicably La Belle France‘s no. 2 player. They’re almost as good as us at eating their own young. Almost.

In World Group II action … Estonia and the Slovak Republic are both 2-0 up over Argentina and China respectively. Poland are 1-1 with Belgium heading in to the Agnieszka Radwanska-Yanina Wickmayer rubber, which I for one am eagerly anticipating. And Australia are 1-1 with Spain after events which I feel can be best demonstrated by the following photos of Casey Dellacqua.

And a good time was had by all.

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AO Day Three: Your Day in Picspam

Posted by gauloises1 on January 20, 2010

Condensed bloggage tonight due to time (and timezone) constraints …

It took Marin untold hours and absurd amounts of effort to beat a small child with swine flu.

Not pictured: swine flu.

Aravane was dismissed by Angelique Kerber, thus making the Australian Open 1% more fashionable and at least 3.7% less awesome.

The eternal sad puppy that is Pavs was given a thorough kicking by Kuznetsova.

Gonzo won. In an angry fashion.

Ditto Dinara.

La Monf continued his winning ways.

Flavia was shown the door.

But by Wicky, so it was OK.

Florent Serra backed up his upset of Jurgen Melzer by beating Jarkko Nieminen.

Despite having no legs.

Has Marion been wearing the same kit for about three years, or what?

The Passion of the Nose Job.

I love this outfit. I don’t know why, because it’s disgusting. Anyway, she won.

Have an attractive photo of Rafa. No hate mail for me today!

Like looking into a mirror. And having your reflection repeatedly beat you.

Men’s Results

Singles – Second Round
[2] R Nadal (ESP) d L Lacko (SVK) 62 62 62
[4] J del Potro (ARG) d J Blake (USA) 64 67(3) 57 63 108
[5] A Murray (GBR) d M Gicquel (FRA) 61 64 63
[7] A Roddick (USA) d T Bellucci (BRA) 63 64 64
[11] F Gonzalez (CHI) d [LL] M Ilhan (TUR) 63 64 75
[12] G Monfils (FRA) d A Veic (CRO) 64 64 64
[14] M Cilic (CRO) d [WC] B Tomic (AUS) 67(6) 63 46 62 64
[19] S Wawrinka (SUI) d I Kunitsyn (RUS) 63 62 62
E Korolev (KAZ) d [21] T Berdych (CZE) 64 64 75
[24] I Ljubicic (CRO) d A Golubev (KAZ) 63 36 62 63
[27] P Kohlschreiber (GER) d W Odesnik (USA) 64 36 63 62
F Mayer (GER) d [29] V Troicki (SRB) 46 64 76(2) 61
[33] J Isner (USA) d [Q] L Sorensen (IRL) 63 76(4) 75
F Lopez (ESP) d R Schuettler (GER) 63 26 63 62
F Serra (FRA) d J Nieminen (FIN) 36 64 57 76(4) 75 – Saved 2 M.P.
I Karlovic (CRO) d J Benneteau (FRA) 26 61 63 63

Doubles – First Round
[1] B Bryan (USA) / M Bryan (USA) d M Berrer (GER) / S Greul (GER) 64 75
[2] D Nestor (CAN) / N Zimonjic (SRB) d [WC] S Groth (AUS) / J Kubler (AUS) 76(5) 63
[5] L Kubot (POL) / O Marach (AUT) d J Chela (ARG) / D Gimeno-Traver (ESP) 67(1) 63 61
[7] M Fyrstenberg (POL) / M Matkowski (POL) d R Hutchins (GBR) / J Kerr (AUS) 64 26 76(4)
[8] M Granollers (ESP) / T Robredo (ESP) d [WC] M Ebden (AUS) / B Klein (AUS) 62 64
A Clement (FRA) / J Erlich (ISR) d [10] J Knowle (AUT) / R Lindstedt (SWE) 67(3) 64 64
A Montanes (ESP) / M Vassallo Arguello (ARG) d J Acasuso (ARG) / S Prieto (ARG) 64 64
L Mayer (ARG) / H Zeballos (ARG) d [12] M Melo (BRA) / B Soares (BRA) 76(3) 64
[WC] R Junaid (AUS) / P Luczak (AUS) d [15] J Levinsky (CZE) / T Parrott (USA) 46 76(5) 62
[17] J Melzer (AUT) / P Petzschner (GER) d M Lopez (ESP) / A Ventura (ESP) 64 61
C Fleming (GBR) / K Skupski (GBR) d Y Lu (TPE) / J Tipsarevic (SRB) 75 64
L Arnold Ker (ARG) / H Tecau (ROU) d W Moodie (RSA) / M Youzhny (RUS) 46 76(4) 75
[WC] P Amritraj (IND) / S Devvarman (IND) d J Cerretani (USA) / T Rettenmaier (USA) 57 64 75
J Brunstrom (SWE) / J Rojer (AHO) d [Alt.] A Falla (COL) / S Giraldo (COL) 62 63
[WC] K Hensel (AUS) / G Jones (AUS) d [Alt] P Lorenzi (ITA) / C Rochus (BEL) 76(3) 36 76(2)
R De Voest (RSA) / S Lipsky (USA) d R Bopanna (IND) / A Qureshi (PAK) 46 61 76(6)
P Marx (GER) / I Zelenay (SVK) d [WC] N Lindahl (AUS) / M Reid (AUS) 63 64

Women’s Results

Singles – Second Round
(2) Dinara Safina (RUS) d. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (CZE) 63 64
(3) Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) d. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 62 62
(WC) Justine Henin (BEL) d. (5) Elena Dementieva (RUS) 75 76(6)
(8) Jelena Jankovic (SRB) d. Katie O’Brien (GBR) 62 62
(11) Marion Bartoli (FRA) d. Sandra Zahlavova (CZE) 64 64
(Q) Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) d. (12) Flavia Pennetta (ITA) 76(2) 61
(15) Kim Clijsters (BEL) d. Tamarine Tanasugarn (THA) 63 63
(19) Nadia Petrova (RUS) d. Kaia Kanepi (EST) 64 64
Zheng Jie (CHN) d. (24) María José Martínez Sánchez (ESP) 26 62 63
(Q) Angelique Kerber (GER) d. (26) Aravane Rezai (FRA) 62 63
(27) Alisa Kleybanova (RUS) d. Sorana Cirstea (ROU) 64 63
Elena Baltacha (GBR) d. (30) Kateryna Bondarenko (UKR) 62 75
(31) Alona Bondarenko (UKR) d. Polona Hercog (SLO) 64 75
Sara Errani (ITA) d. Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 62 63
Maria Kirilenko (RUS) d. (Q) Yvonne Meusburger (AUT) 63 61
Roberta Vinci (ITA) d. Vania King (USA) 76(7) 75

Singles – First Round
(4) Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) d. Aleksandra Wozniak (CAN) 64 62
(7) Victoria Azarenka (BLR) d. (WC) Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro (FRA) 62 60
(9) Vera Zvonareva (RUS) d. Kristina Kucova (SVK) 62 60
(16) Li Na (CHN) d. Marina Erakovic (NZL) 62 60
(22) Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) d. Viktoriya Kutuzova (UKR) 36 61 75
Tathiana Garbin (ITA) d. (28) Elena Vesnina (RUS) 76(5) 64
(29) Shahar Peer (ISR) d. Lucie Hradecka (CZE) 67(5) 62 61
Agnes Szavay (HUN) d. Stéphanie Dubois (CAN) 63 62
Iveta Benesova (CZE) d. Chang Kai-Chen (TPE) 75 62
Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) d. Kimiko Date Krumm (JPN) 64 62
Stefanie Voegele (SUI) d. Melinda Czink (HUN) 75 67(5) 97
Julia Goerges (GER) d. Tamira Paszek (AUT) 60 36 63
Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) d. Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ) 64 64
(Q) Sofia Arvidsson (SWE) d. (WC) Jarmila Groth (AUS) 62 46 64

Doubles – First Round
(1) Black/Huber (ZIM/USA) d. Malek/Petkovic (GER/GER) 64 64
(2) Williams/Williams (USA/USA) d. (WC) Ferguson/Moore (AUS/AUS) 61 61
(3) Llagostera Vives/Martínez Sánchez (ESP/ESP) d. Dokic/Kvitova (AUS/CZE) 75 60
(4) Hsieh/Peng (TPE/CHN) d. Goerges/Parra Santonja (GER/ESP) 63 64
(6) Raymond/Stubbs (USA/AUS) d. Koryttseva/Kustova (UKR/BLR) 64 61
(8) Mattek-Sands/Yan (USA/CHN) d. Flipkens/Oudin (BEL/USA) 63 62
Jans/Rosolska (POL/POL) d. Molik/Shaughnessy (AUS/USA) 26 75 64
Hlavackova/Hradecka (CZE/CZE) d. Chakvetadze/Paszek (RUS/AUT) 64 63
Chan/Niculescu (TPE/ROU) d. (WC) Adamczak/Kriz (AUS/AUS) 63 61
Bacsinszky/Garbin (SUI/ITA) d. Medina Garrigues/Wozniacki (ESP/DEN) 64 64
Coin/Pelletier (FRA/CAN) d. (WC) Groth/Rogowska (AUS/AUS) 63 75

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AO Day One: WTA Round-Up

Posted by gauloises1 on January 18, 2010

Despite the rain, the women got a great deal done today. In their varying fashions.

No fairytale repeat for Jelena Dokic; she was shown the door by Alisa Kleybanova, 61 75.

Wicky survived a marathon, rain-interrupted encounter with Alexandra Dulgheru to set up a second-round clash with …

… Flavia, who disposed of Anna Chakvetadze.

Also meeting in the second round? These two. Justine beat fellow Belgian Kirsten Flipkens, 64 63, and Elena Dementieva demolished Vera Dushevina, 62 61.

And Dinara won.

Singles – First Round
(2) Dinara Safina (RUS) d. Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 64 64
(3) Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) d. Anastasia Rodionova (AUS) 61 62
(5) Elena Dementieva (RUS) d. Vera Dushevina (RUS) 62 61
(12) Flavia Pennetta (ITA) d. Anna Chakvetadze (RUS) 63 36 62
Maria Kirilenko (RUS) d. (14) Maria Sharapova (RUS) 76(4) 36 64
(15) Kim Clijsters (BEL) d. (Q) Valérie Tétreault (CAN) 60 64
(24) María José Martínez Sánchez (ESP) d. Evgeniya Rodina (RUS) 60 60
(27) Alisa Kleybanova (RUS) d. Jelena Dokic (AUS) 61 75
(30) Kateryna Bondarenko (UKR) d. Ioana Raluca Olaru (ROU) 62 76(6)
Zheng Jie (CHN) d. Peng Shuai (CHN) 06 61 62
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) d. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 62 64
Elena Baltacha (GBR) d. Pauline Parmentier (FRA) 64 36 75
(Q) Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) d. Alexandra Dulgheru (ROU) 16 75 108
(Q) Yvonne Meusburger (AUT) d. Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 64 46 62
(WC) Justine Henin (BEL) d. Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) 64 63

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