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WTA Tour – Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021 final results

The top two seeds in Luxembourg, No. 1 Belinda Bencic and No. 2 Elise Mertens, had byes in the first round.

They jumped into action on Thursday, and got through.

In Portoroz, the only seeded player scheduled as the second round of singles wraps up was No. 4 Sorana Cirstea of Romania.

And she, too, advanced to the quarterfinals

 

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BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open 2021
Location: Luxembourg
Category:
WTA 250
Surface: Indoor hard
Dates: Sept. 13 – 19, 2021
Prize money: $235,238
Draws: S30 – D16

Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021
Final results

Singles, second round

[1] Belinda Bencic (SUI) def. Zarina Diyas (KAZ) 61 63
[2] Elise Mertens (BEL) def. Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) 36 62 75
[3] Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) def. [Q] Arielle Hartono (NED) 62 46 61

Marie Bouzkova (CZE) def. Greet Minnen (BEL) 63 61

Doubles, quarterfinals

Vitalia Diatchenko / Yana Sizikova (RUS) def [1] Marie Bouzkova / Lucie Hradecka (CZE) 75 76 (5)
Greet Minnen / Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL) def [2] Shuai Zhang (CHN) / Sania Mirza (IND) 36 63 [10-8]

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Zavarovalnica Sava Portoroz
Location: Portoroz, Slovenia
Category:
WTA 250
Surface: Outdoor hard
Dates: Sept. 13 – 19, 2021
Prize money: $235,238
Draws: S32 – D16

Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021
Final results

Singles, second round

[4] Sorana Cirstea (ROU) def. [Q] Tereza Martincova (CZE) 75 62

Jasmine Paolini (ITA) def Anna Kalinskaya (RUS) 63 62 

Kaja Juvan (SLO) vs. [Q] Aleksandra Krunic (SRB) 76 (1) 01 – suspended

Cancelled

Emina Bektas (USA) / Tara Moore (GBR) vs. Anna Kalinskaya (RUS) / Tereza Mihalikova (SVK)
[2] Aleksandra Krunic (SRB) / Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove (NED) vs. Lucia Bronzetti (ITA) / Nika Radisic (SLO)
[3] Anhelina Danilina (KAZ) / Fanny Stollar (HUN) vs. Danka Kovinic (MNE) / Renata Voracova (CZE)