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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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  • 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
  • Flat Djokovic Wins In 4 At US Open; Nadal, Cilic Strong; Murray, Del Potro Open Play Tuesday
  • Wawrinka, Kei Nishikori and Juan Martin del Potro are in action. US OPEN TUESDAY SCHEDULE Arthur Ashe Stadium 11:00 AM Start Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) vs. Simona Halep (ROU)[5] Not Before: 1:00 PM Fernando Verdasco (ESP) vs. Stan Wawrinka (SUI)[3] Kateryna Kozlova (UKR) vs. Venus ...
  • 2016-08-30
  • 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
  • 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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