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Brussels Q1: (WC)Belinda Bencic df. Elena Bovina 6-3 5-7 6-4

First WTA win for Belinda in her second ever WTA event. She's only 15 years old.

A bit of a choke after leading 6-3 5-2* and four match points at *5-3 in the second set, and was also up *4-0 in the third before it went back to *4-4, but she got the job done.

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Re: Brussels Q1: (WC)Belinda Bencic df. Elena Bovina 6-3 5-7 6-4

Bovina needs to let it go now.
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Elena, just a pity. I really liked her
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Re: Brussels Q1: (WC)Belinda Bencic df. Elena Bovina 6-3 5-7 6-4

Funny thing is that both girl's birthdays are on 10th of march
Belinda turned 15, Elena turned 29
Bovina is #238 WTA right now and has a career high of #14. So it's an important win for young Belinda
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Re: Brussels Q1: (WC)Belinda Bencic df. Elena Bovina 6-3 5-7 6-4

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Bovina needs to let it go now.
Pretty much Although Bencic is tearing up the junior circuit so she's no slouch

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Great win for Belinda, but its a shame that Bovina has derailed. She really needs to move on. Belinda's good, but Elena should have won. this is a really easy Premier qualies draw!!! Hopefully she can get a few games from lesia

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Bovina needs to let it go now.
Or stick to doubles where she's ranked inside the top-100.

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Elena is so done... she should really stop playing singles

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Re: Brussels Q1: (WC)Belinda Bencic df. Elena Bovina 6-3 5-7 6-4

One question, Melanie Molitor is listed alongside with her father as coach...is she travelling round to the tournaments with her?

Guessing she is with Octagon based on the wildcard
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Re: Brussels Q1: (WC)Belinda Bencic df. Elena Bovina 6-3 5-7 6-4

are 2 WTA tournament for Bencic? what are the first? congrats!

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are 2 WTA tournament for Bencic? what are the first? congrats!
She played Luxembourg last october, but lost the first qualifying match to Putintseva in 3 sets.
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