BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JUNE 13: Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium in action in her Women's Singles third round match against Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia during day five of the AEGON Classic tennis tournament at Edgbaston Priory Club on June 13, 2013 in Birmingham, England.
I’m not the person who throws away every dollar that comes in through the door ... There’s also a life after tennis.
I was really lucky, because if I would have stepped on the plane it wouldn’t have looked good ... The doctor told me that if I had taken the flight I would come out blue. You start re-evaluating everything. Winning or losing a tennis match, it doesn’t make much difference.More quotes »
Once-mighty Belgium courts trouble in Fed Cup
says hardcourt," said Rudi Kuyl, the spokesman for Yanina Wickmayer, who confirmed Tuesday that she won't play against Poland.Kirsten Flipkens, ranked No. 23 and Belgium's current top player, waited until the last moment before making her decision Tuesday Read more »
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Flipkens bows out of Aegon Classic
Birmingham: Top-seeded Kirsten Flipkens lost at the Aegon Classic on Thursday, leaving four seeded players in the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon tuneup. Flipkens was beaten 7-6 (5), 6-2 by 16th-seeded Magdalena Rybarikova on another rainy day in Birmingh from IBN Live Read more »
Flipkens falls to Rybarikova
Top seed Kirsten Flipkens was a surprise casualty in the third round of the AEGON Classic, falling in straight sets to Magdalena Rybarikova. The 16th seed produced an excellent display, edging a first-set tie-break before dominating in the second to topp from Sportal Australia Read more »
Flipkens rallies for three-set win in Birmingham
Kirsten Flipkens, shown at last year's U.S. Open, posted a win Wednesday that lifts her into the quarterfinals of the Aegon Classic tennis tournament, Flipkens is the No. 1 seed for the tournament. UPI Photo/Monika Graff License photo BIRMINGHAM, England from United Press International Read more »
Contrasting fortunes for top seeds at Edgbaston
The top two seeds at the key Wimbledon warm-up event at Edgbaston experienced contrasting fortunes at the WTA grasscourt tournament on Wednesday. Belarus' Kirsten Flipkens serves in Paris, on May 27, 2013. Flipkens had to battle all the way to go through from Bangkok Post Read more »
Flipkens among second-round winners in Birmingham
Top seed Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium highlighted Wednesday's second-round winners at the $235,000 Aegon Classic, a grass-court Wimbledon tune-up. Flipkens came from behind to beat Croatian qualifier Ajla Tomljanovic 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 at Edgbaston Priory Club from Miami Herald Read more »