Alison and Greet Minnen retire in women’s doubles

Alison and Greet Minnen played their quarter final in women’s doubles at Tashkent (WTA, Uzbekistan).

To reach the semis, they bad to beat Dalila Jakupovic from Slovenia and Sabrina Santamaria from the United States, the third seed in the women’s doubles draw. Jakupovic and Santamaria had the upperhand in the beginning of the match. Ali and Greet trailed by 3 games to 0. They did win two games from that point on but decided to retire at 2-4.

Normally, Alison will still feature in the singles quarter-finals against French opponent Pauline Parmentier, who was able to beat Hungarian player Timea Babos.