Because she needs the points more and she's a nice girl as well.
ah... like that... thought for a sec there was something wrong about Richel...
(Q)Richel Hogenkamp (NED) d. (Q)Nicolette Van Uitert (NED) 6-3 6-1
Probably the nr 1 seed Olivia Rogowska (WTA: 154) in R2. Nothing to lose for Richel.
Rogowska did loose to Kerkhove at the Wimby juniors last June so who knows?