Kirsten Flipkens has returned to action with New York Empire on World Team Tennis. With varying degrees of success, because Flipkens won her singles match, but lost in the doubles. Losing, so did New York Empire as a team, 21-17.
In the meeting with Springfield Lasers, by the way, no Kim Clijsters: she was given rest. Kirsten Flipkens therefore provided the Belgian contribution. It was an exciting singles match against Asia Muhammad. Flipkens narrowly won 5-4.
Then New York led 7-10, but then the meeting turned. Flipkens and Gleason were faced with the task of saving the furniture in the decisive ladies double. That didn’t work: Olmos and Muhammad were victorious 5-2. This resulted in a total score of 21-17.