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Kirsten Flipkens
  • Nationality: BEL ()
  • Birthdate: January 10, 1986
  • Age: 33 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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  • Watson Toughs Out Fernandez For Acapulco Win
  • pleased with how I stayed in the moment, and won that third set." Watson's last title came at 2016 Monterrey where she beat Kirsten Flipkens. The 17-year-old Fernandez was appearing in her first WTA final. She had qualified and made the final without losing a set. "I’ve p...
  • 2020-03-01
  • USA Survives Latvian Upset Bid In Fed Cup, Serena Loses
  • 16 62 61 Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) d. Ysaline Bonaventure (BEL) 36 76(2) 62 Elise Mertens (BEL) d. Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) 61 76(1) Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) d. Zarina Diyas (KAZ) 63 64 Kirsten Flipkens/Greet Minnen (BEL) v Anna Danilina/Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) - not played SLOVAKIA de...
  • 2020-02-09
  • Serena, Kenin, Osaka In Action This Weekend During Fed Cup Qualifiers
  • (BEL) v Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) Elise Mertens (BEL) v Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) Ysaline Bonaventure (BEL) v Zarina Diyas (KAZ) Kirsten Flipkens/Greet Minnen (BEL) v Anna Danilina/Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) SLOVAKIA v GREAT BRITAIN Venue: AXA Arena NTC, Bratislava, SVK (clay - indo...
  • 2020-02-07
  • Halep Ousted By Townsend At US Open, Coco Mania Moves To Night; Serena Fri.
  • speed, just got enough balls back to get the win. Bianca Andreescu kept her mojo going with a 6-3, 7-5 victory over lucky loser Kirsten Flipkens. "Flipkens is a tricky opponent to play," Andreescu said. "She doesn't give you any rhythm. I'm just really happy with how I managed to ...
  • 2019-08-29
  • 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
  • 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