Tennis-Alison Van Uytvanck (WTA 63) at the WTA-tournament in the Japanese city of Hiroshima (hardware/ $ 250,000) and qualified for the quarter-finals. A Belgian party on Sunday she beat Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 114) on Thursday in two sets.After 1 hour and 56 minutes, was 6-2, 3-6 and 6-3 final score on the scoreboard.

It had to be the fifth mutual match between Van Uytvanck and Flipkens. The Grimbergen is now in charge with a 3-2. In the quarter-finals will take the third seed Van Uytvanck at the Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu (WTA 125). That will wipte the Japanese wild card Kurumi Nara (WTA 182) with a 7-6 (7/1), and 7-5.

Van Uytvanck and Flipkens made it to Hiroshima as a duo in the dubbeltoernooi. Were on Wednesday eliminated in the first round.