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Kirsten Flipkens
  • Nationality: BEL ()
  • Birthdate: January 10, 1986
  • Age: 32 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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  • Venus Wins, Serena v Azarenka Friday At Indian Wells
  • will now meet Petra Kvitova on Saturday. Americans Amanda Anisimova, Madison Brengle and Christina McHale were also winners. Kirsten Flipkens outlasted Eugenie Bouchard 7-5 in the third. The men's draw opened with Leonardo Mayer coming through in two tiebreakers over Reilly Ope...
  • 2019-03-08
  • Wozniacki Wins in Extreme Heat at US Open; Serena, Venus Up Wednesday
  • to beat her. It's going to be a nice match to play, for sure." Upsets were relegated to the lower seeds on Tuesday as Belgian Kirsten Flipkens predictably beat an injury-addled No. 24 CoCo Vandeweghe 6-3, 7-6(3), and Czech riser Katerina Siniakova outlasted No. 28 Anett Kontaveit 6...
  • 2018-08-29
  • Serena Will Need 'Fire in the Belly' in Tough 2018 US Open Draw; Preview
  • (14) Madison Keys Floaters: (22) Maria Sharapova, (24) CoCo Vandeweghe, Johanna Konta, (Q) Patty Schnyder, Andrea Petkovic, Kirsten Flipkens, Alize Cornet Notes: The Wimbledon champion Kerber is the top seed in the 3nd quarter, but looming in the second round is upset speci...
  • 2018-08-25
  • Gasquet, Krunic Lift Grass Titles in Netherlands
  • in the final defeating Kirsten Flipens 6-7(0), 7-5, 6-1. In the semifinals Krunic upset top-seeded CoCo Vandeweghe. The 32-year-old Flipkens had retired in the Saturday doubles final citing leg cramps. "I don't know how you pulled this off, mate, but the fact that you didn't s...
  • 2018-06-17
  • Serena Rules in Catsuit at Roland Garros Debut; Wednesday Featured Matches
  • include (1) Simona Halep vs. Alison Riske, (2) Caroline Wozniacki vs. Georgina Garcia Perez, and (14) Daria Kasatkina vs. Kirsten Flipkens. ...
  • 2018-05-30
  • Nadal Made To Work By Bolelli at French, Del Potro Gives Hope; Djokovic Wed.
  • Nadal resumed his rain-suspended match with Simone Bolelli on Tuesday at the French Open with the Italian down two sets but up 3-0 in the third. Rafa, of course, immediately got back on serve but then things got interesting. With Bolelli still slapping winners mixed with drop s...
  • 2018-05-29
  • 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