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Kirsten Flipkens
  • Nationality: BEL ()
  • Birthdate: January 10, 1986
  • Age: 30 years old
  • Birthplace: Geel, Belgium
  • Residence: Mol, Belgium
  • Turned Pro: Pro (2003)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
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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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  • Struggling Kerber, 5 of Top 10 at WTA Dubai; Budapest; Previews
  • Safarova, Julia Goerges, Sorana Cirstea, Yanina Wickmayer, Pauline Parmentier, Oceane Dodin, Annika Beck Floaters: Donna Vekic, Kirsten Flipkens Notes: No Top 30 players, but Hungary's own Timea Babos heads the field of the event in its first year after being upgraded from an ITF ...
  • 2017-02-19
  • Serena Williams Conquers Bencic, Yips at Australian Open
  • Spain's Sara Sorribes 6-2, 6-0; No. 6 Dominika Cibulkova over Czech Denisa Allertova 7-5, 6-2; and No. 9 Johanna Konta subduing Kirsten Flipkens 7-5, 6-2. "I'm very happy to have come through, I think more specifically to difficulties that my opponent presented today more so than ...
  • 2017-01-17
  • Australian Open Women's Preview: Serena, Kerber Not Sharp
  • QUARTER Top 4 Seeds: (2) Serena Williams, (6) Dominika Cibulkova, (9) Johanna Konta, (16) Barbora Strycova Floaters: Kirsten Flipkens, Andrea Petkovic, Belinda Bencic Notes: Now we're talking...Serena starts against a player who beat her last year on hardcourt, Belinda ...
  • 2017-01-13
  • Muguruza, 5 of Top 10 at Loaded Tokyo; WTA Previews
  • Korea; Surface: hard Seeds: Irina-Camelia Begu, Yaroslava Shvedova, Zhang Shuai, Kristina Mladenovic, Monica Niculescu, Kirsten Flipkens, Nicole Gibbs, Louisa Chirico Floaters: Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Camila Giorgi, Mona Barthel Notes: No Top 20 players in the field...To...
  • 2016-09-18
  • Eugenie Bouchard Leads Quebec City; WTA Previews Next Week
  • field...Wildcards were awarded to Japan's Misa Eguchi, Eri Hozumi and Risa Ozaki...Withdrawing from the field were Irina Falconi, Kirsten Flipkens, Nicole Gibbs, Hsieh Su-wei, Kristina Kucova, Jelena Ostapenko, Anastasija Sevastova and Wang Qiang...Wickmayer is the lone former champ in...
  • 2016-09-10
  • Serena Fast Starter at US Open, Venus Survives; Wozniacki vs. Kuznetsova on Wednesday
  • winners on Day 2 were No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska rocking American Jessica Pegula 6-1, 6-1; No. 5 Simona Halep destroying Belgian Kirsten Flipkens 6-0, 6-2; No. 6 Venus Williams forced to work past unheralded Kateryna Kozlova of the Ukraine 6-2, 5-7, 6-4; and No. 10 Karolina Pliskova b...
  • 2016-08-31
  • 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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