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Former semi-finalist Flipkens reaches Wimbledon second round in swansong

Kirsten Flipkens won against Jaimee Fourlis 7-5, 6-2 and will play former champion Simona Halep in the second round of Wimbledon

Belgian Kirsten Flipkens won against Australian qualifier Jaimee Fourlis 7-5, 6-2 to reach the second round of Wimbledon at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London on Tuesday afternoon.

Flipkens, ranked No 190, will face 16th seed Simona Halep, who scored a straight sets win over Czech Karolina Muchova.

Flipkens, a semi-finalist at Wimbledon in 2013, is playing the final tournament of her career as the 36-year-old will retire at the end of this event.

Wimbledon (Grand Slam), first-round results (All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, grass)

  • Heather Watson beat Tamara Korpatsch: 6-7 (7), 7-5, 6-2
  • Ana Bogdan beat Dayana Yastremska: 6-2, 6-2
  • Amanda Anisimova (20) beat Yue Yuan: 6-3, 6-4
  • Paula Badosa (4) beat Louisa Chirico (Q): 6-2, 6-1
  • Tatjana Maria beat Astra Sharma (Q): 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
  • Iga Swiatek (1) beat Jana Fett (Q): 6-0, 6-3
  • Ajla Tomljanovic beat Jil Teichmann (18): 6-2, 6-3
  • Qiang Wang beat Belinda Bencic (14): 6-4, 5-7, 6-2
  • Coco Gauff (11) beat Elena-Gabriela Ruse: 2-6, 6-3, 7-5
  • Lauren Davis beat Madison Brengle: 6-2, 7-5
  • Barbora Krejcikova (13) beat Maryna Zanevska: 7-6 (4), 6-3
  • Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove (LL) beat Sonay Kartal (WC): 6-4, 3-6, 6-1
  • Mihaela Buzarnescu beat Nastasja Schunk (Q): 6-4, 6-2
  • Jelena Ostapenko (12) beat Oceane Dodin: 6-4, 6-4
  • Yanina Wickmayer (Q) beat Lin Zhu: 6-4, 6-2
  • Marta Kostyuk beat Katie Swan (WC): 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
  • Shuai Zhang (33) beat Misaki Doi: 6-4, 6-0
  • Viktoriya Tomova beat Daria Saville (WC): 7-5, 3-6, 7-5
  • Viktorija Golubic beat Andrea Petkovic: 6-4, 6-3
  • Catherine Harrison (Q) beat Arantxa Rus: 6-1, 6-4
  • Alize Cornet beat Yulia Putintseva (27): 6-3, 7-6 (5)
  • Claire Liu beat Nuria Parrizas Diaz: 7-5, 6-3
  • Maria Sakkari (5) beat Zoe Hives (Q): 6-1, 6-4
  • Irina-Camelia Begu beat Ekaterine Gorgodze: 6-4, 6-1
  • Angelique Kerber (15) beat Kristina Mladenovic: 6-0, 7-5
  • Panna Udvardy beat Tamara Zidansek: 6-4, 7-6 (1)
  • Magda Linette beat Fernanda Contreras Gomez (Q): 6-1, 6-4
  • Ann Li beat Lucia Bronzetti: 6-1, 6-4
  • Dalma Galfi beat Maddison Inglis (Q): 5-7, 6-3, 6-4
  • Mai Hontama (Q) beat Clara Tauson: 4-1 ret.
  • Marie Bouzkova beat Danielle Collins (7): 5-7, 6-4, 6-4
  • Elisabetta Cocciaretto beat Martina Trevisan (22): 6-2, 6-0
  • Sorana Cirstea (26) beat Aleksandra Krunic: 7-6 (5), 7-6 (1)
  • Kaja Juvan beat Beatriz Haddad Maia (23): 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
  • Diane Parry beat Kaia Kanepi (31): 6-4, 6-4
  • Emma Raducanu (10) beat Alison Van Uytvanck: 6-4, 6-4
  • Anett Kontaveit (2) beat Bernarda Pera: 7-5, 6-1
  • Jule Niemeier beat Xiyu Wang: 6-1, 6-4
  • Caroline Garcia beat Yuriko Miyazaki (WC): 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (4)
  • Elise Mertens (24) beat Maria Camila Osorio Serrano: 1-6, 6-2, 4-2 ret.
  • Katarzyna Kawa (Q) beat Rebecca Marino: 6-4, 3-6, 7-5
  • Ons Jabeur (3) beat Mirjam Bjorklund (Q): 6-1, 6-3
  • Lesia Tsurenko beat Jodie Anna Burrage (WC): 6-2, 6-3
  • Anhelina Kalinina (29) beat Anna Bondar: 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
  • Alison Riske (28) beat Ylena In-Albon: 6-2, 6-4
  • Maja Chwalinska (Q) beat Katerina Siniakova: 6-0, 7-5
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