Kirsten Flipkens’ defeat in three sets 6-2, 3-6, 3-6 came despite her having got off to a flying start and taking the first set.
Despite being knocked out of the tournament Kirsten Flipkens wasn’t too disappointed, she told VRT sport that "It’s a miracle that I was able to play at all”.
Kimmer Coppejans beaten in first ever Grand Slam match
In what was his first ever match at a Grand Slam Tournament Kimmer Coppejans was beaten in three set by the French player Nicolas Mahut that was making his 15th appearance at the French Open.
The 21-year-old from the West Flemish coast city of Ostend lost the match 6-3, 6-4, 7-6.