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Kirsten Flipkens
  • Nationality: BEL ()
  • Birthdate: January 10, 1986
  • Birthplace: Geel, Belgium
  • Residence: Mol, Belgium
  • Turned Pro: Pro (2003)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
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  • 2013 Final Ranking: 20
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Coached by Maxime Braeckman ... Father is Marino; mother is Carly ... Began playing tennis at age 4 ... Speaks English, Dutch, French, German ... Enjoys movies ... Read Full Bio

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  • Serena Saves Set Points at Rio Olympics; Tues. Packed Line-Up
  • vs. (13) Stosur, (11) Kvitova vs. Ekaterina Makarova, (3) Muguruza vs. Puig, Errani vs. Daria Kasatkina, and Laura Siegemund vs. Kirsten Flipkens. ...
  • 2016-08-08
  • Venus Flipped Out Of Rio Olympics; Serena, Kerber And Muguruza Sunday
  • opening day at the Rio Olympics, 4-time gold medalist and No. 5 seed Venus Williams was the big casualty falling to Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens in the first round 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5) in three hours, 13 minutes. "My dream was to come to Rio, but to beat one of the greatest champions,...
  • 2016-08-07
  • Serena Williams Tough Road But Still Favorite at Rio Olympics; Preview
  • effort, not. Still looks to be dealing with injury...Muguruza starts against the former No. 1 Jankovic, and Venus against Belgian Kirsten Flipkens (with Safarova looming second round)...Not a whole lot of excitement here...Muguruza due for some good results, but can she thrive performi...
  • 2016-08-05
  • Muguruza, 11 Seeds Upset Thursday at Wimbledon; Serena, Venus Friday
  • Duan Yingying 6-3, 7-5; No. 8 Venus Williams outlasting Greece's Maria Sakkari 7-5, 4-6, 6-3; and No. 9 Madison Keys defeating Kirsten Flipkens in three sets 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. Halep keeps advancing despite an Achilles injury that kept her out of any grasscourt warm-up events. "If...
  • 2016-06-30
  • ITF Announces Olympic Players and Doubles Teams: Federer, Djokovic, Nadal, Serena Named
  • SINGLES ENTRY LIST Australia Samantha Stosur, Daria Gavrilova Belarus Victoria Azarenka Belgium Yanina Wickmayer, Kirsten Flipkens Brazil Teliana Pereira (FP) Bulgaria Tsvetana Pironkova (FP) Canada Eugenie Bouchard China, P.R. Peng Shuai, Zhang Shuai Chinese Taipe...
  • 2016-06-30
  • Konta Avoids Brexit; Kvitova On Song; Thurs. Preview at Wimbledon
  • 3-6, 7-5, 6-2. Matches to look for on Thursday at the All England Club include (16) Konta vs. Bouchard, (9) Madison Keys vs. Kirsten Flipkens, and (14) Sam Stosur vs. Sabine Lisicki. ...
  • 2016-06-29
  • Justin Henin Interview - Wimbledon, June 25
  • do a lot of things for a little country. But it was difficult when we stopped. Then Yanina Wickmayer arrived, Kim came back, Kirsten Flipkens a very good season also. It's great that we have this interest in the Belgian tennis again. FastScripts by ASAP Sports...
  • 2010-06-25
  • Pennetta Tops Thin WTA Estoril Field
  • a semifinal appearance in Estoril. The No.4 seed kicks off her challenge with a potentially difficult encounter against Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens.Another player who has been short on form in recent weeks is No.3 seed Karin Knapp. The 20-year-old Italian made an impressive start to the...
  • 2008-04-14
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  • Flipkens Flips the Wimbledon Script; 1st-Time Winner Guaranteed

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