Belgian Wildcards Romp at WTA Hasselt


Posted on October 25, 2005

Two wildcard Belgians thrilled the home crowd Monday at the WTA stop in Hasselt, with Kirsten Flipkens ousting No. 6 seed Silvia Farina Elia, and Els Callens beating Greek veteran Eleni Daniilidou, both in straight sets.

German Julia Schruff was also an upset-maker with a resounding 2-and-1 win over No. 5 seed Anabel Medina Garrigues, while Italy's Maria Elena Camerin was a same-score winner over Russian Lioudmila Skavronskaia.

Winners into the main draw with the completion of the final round of qualifying Monday were Kaia Kanepi (EST), Mandy Minella (LUX), Olga Savchuk (UKR), and Meilen Tu (USA).

Tuesday in Hasselt features Yakimova vs. Dechy, Kanepi vs. Schiavone, Safarova vs. Salerni, Chakvetadze vs. Krajicek, Safina vs. Foretz, Stosur vs. Llagostera Vives, and Sucha vs. Craybas.

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2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
3 Rafael Nadal3 Simona Halep
4 Kei Nishikori4 Petra Kvitova
5 Andy Murray5 Caroline Wozniacki
6 Milos Raonic6 Ana Ivanovic
7 Stan Wawrinka7 Eugenie Bouchard
8 David Ferrer8 Agnieszka Radwanska
9 Tomas Berdych9 Ekaterina Makarova
10 Marin Cilic10 Andrea Petkovic
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