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Flipkens beats Bencic to advance at Connecticut Open

By PAT EATON-ROBB
Associated Press

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Belgian Kirsten Flipkens added to an already memorable summer Tuesday, beating Belinda Bencic of Switzerland 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 in the...full story
updated 2016-08-24 06:01 AM
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Flipkens beats Bencic to advance at Connecticut Open
By PAT EATON-ROBB
Associated Press

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