Alison Van Uytvanck wins the Gaiba tournament and her second title on grass this season

Alison Van Uytvanck won the WTA 125 Gaiba tournament, played on grass and endowed with 115,000 dollars, this Sunday in Italy. The Belgian N.2 thus wins its second grass tournament this season after the ITF tournament in Surbiton in Great Britain two weeks ago.

In the final, Alison Van Uytvanck, 47th in the world and seeded N.1, won in two sets 6-4, 6-3 against the Italian Sara Errani213th in the world and former world No.1 in 2012. The meeting lasted 1 hour and 8 minutes.

The Grimbergeoise thus won the 8th tournament of her career on the WTA circuit, the first this season. Two weeks ago, she had already won the Surbiton grass tournament in Great Britain.

On Tuesday, Greet Minnen, 88th in the world and seeded N.7, was eliminated in the first round by Ukrainian Kateryna Baindl (WTA 159) 7-6 (3), 6-2. Associated with Slovak Tereza Mihalikova, Minnen had qualified for the quarter-finals in doubles but the duo forfeited their match.

Also engaged in doubles alongside the Czech Renata Voracova, Ysaline Bonaventure was beaten in the first round by the Russians Anastasia Potapova and Yana Sizikova (N.2).

Alison Van Uytvanck and Greet Minnen will head to Germany next week to play the WTA 250 tournament in Bad Homburg, the last stage before Wimbledon, the third Grand Slam of the year, which begins on the grass on June 27. Londoner.

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