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Québec City Gallery: A Week To Remember

Off-court fun, rising stars rising up, Lucie Hradecka serving up bombs - relive it all right here.

Published September 17, 2012 12:00

Some very big WTA names were making the Quebecois fans happy this week, including Yanina Wickmayer.
Some very big WTA names were making the Quebecois fans happy this week, including Yanina Wickmayer.
Unfortunately, the No.2-seeded Yanina Wickmayer was bounced in her second match by Lauren Davis.
Unfortunately, the No.2-seeded Yanina Wickmayer was bounced in her second match by Lauren Davis.
No.1-seeded Dominika Cibulkova was also bounced early, losing to Kirsten Flipkens in the first round.
No.1-seeded Dominika Cibulkova was also bounced early, losing to Kirsten Flipkens in the first round.
The upset over the World No.13 was one of many wins to come for Kirsten Flipkens in Quebec City.
The upset over the World No.13 was one of many wins to come for Kirsten Flipkens in Quebec City.
Canadian No.1 Aleksandra Wozniak unfortunately pulled out of her second round with a shoulder injury.
Canadian No.1 Aleksandra Wozniak unfortunately pulled out of her second round with a shoulder injury.
And Canadian rising star Eugenie Bouchard succumbed to Lucie Hradecka in a tight one the same night.
And Canadian rising star Eugenie Bouchard succumbed to Lucie Hradecka in a tight one the same night.
Like Kirsten Flipkens, it would be one of many wins to come for the hard-hitting Lucie Hradecka.
Like Kirsten Flipkens, it would be one of many wins to come for the hard-hitting Lucie Hradecka.
Another Canuck, Gabriela Dabrowski, kept home hopes alive by making the doubles semis with Alison Riske.
Another Canuck, Gabriela Dabrowski, kept home hopes alive by making the doubles semis with Alison Riske.
Alicja Rosolska was also having a great week in doubles, reaching the final with Heather Watson.
Alicja Rosolska was also having a great week in doubles, reaching the final with Heather Watson.
Anna Tatishvili followed up her fourth round run at the US Open with a quarterfinal run in Quebec City.
Anna Tatishvili followed up her fourth round run at the US Open with a quarterfinal run in Quebec City.
American teenager Lauren Davis would also reach the quarterfinals but fell to Lucie Hradecka in straights.
American teenager Lauren Davis would also reach the quarterfinals but fell to Lucie Hradecka in straights.
Defending champion Barbora Zahlavova Strycova also fell in the quarters, losing out to Mona Barthel.
Defending champion Barbora Zahlavova Strycova also fell in the quarters, losing out to Mona Barthel.
French teenager Kristina Mladenovic was having a career week though, reaching her first WTA semifinal.
French teenager Kristina Mladenovic was having a career week though, reaching her first WTA semifinal.
No.3 seed Mona Barthel would also make the semifinals but was edged by Kirsten Flipkens, 76(6) 76(3).
No.3 seed Mona Barthel would also make the semifinals but was edged by Kirsten Flipkens, 76(6) 76(3).
Kirsten Flipkens had been 0-4 in WTA semifinals beforehand but finally broke through to her first final.
Kirsten Flipkens had been 0-4 in WTA semifinals beforehand but finally broke through to her first final.
Tatjana Malek and Kristina Mladenovic won a nail-biting final and won the Bell Challenge doubles title.
Tatjana Malek and Kristina Mladenovic won a nail-biting final and won the Bell Challenge doubles title.
Kirsten Flipkens would rise to the occasion in her first WTA final, beating Lucie Hradecka, 61 75.
Kirsten Flipkens would rise to the occasion in her first WTA final, beating Lucie Hradecka, 61 75.
Among those congratulating Kirsten Flipkens was the mascot of the Bell Challenge - Bella, of course.
Among those congratulating Kirsten Flipkens was the mascot of the Bell Challenge - Bella, of course.
Kirsten Flipkens was ranked as low as No.262 the week before Wimbledon in June earlier this year...
Kirsten Flipkens was ranked as low as No.262 the week before Wimbledon in June earlier this year...
By virtue of the Quebec City title, she soars from No.102 to No.69 on the September 17, 2012 rankings.
By virtue of the Quebec City title, she soars from No.102 to No.69 on the September 17, 2012 rankings.
  • Some very big WTA names were making the Quebecois fans happy this week, including Yanina Wickmayer.
  • Unfortunately, the No.2-seeded Yanina Wickmayer was bounced in her second match by Lauren Davis.
  • No.1-seeded Dominika Cibulkova was also bounced early, losing to Kirsten Flipkens in the first round.
  • The upset over the World No.13 was one of many wins to come for Kirsten Flipkens in Quebec City.
  • Canadian No.1 Aleksandra Wozniak unfortunately pulled out of her second round with a shoulder injury.
  • And Canadian rising star Eugenie Bouchard succumbed to Lucie Hradecka in a tight one the same night.
  • Like Kirsten Flipkens, it would be one of many wins to come for the hard-hitting Lucie Hradecka.
  • Another Canuck, Gabriela Dabrowski, kept home hopes alive by making the doubles semis with Alison Riske.
  • Alicja Rosolska was also having a great week in doubles, reaching the final with Heather Watson.
  • Anna Tatishvili followed up her fourth round run at the US Open with a quarterfinal run in Quebec City.
  • American teenager Lauren Davis would also reach the quarterfinals but fell to Lucie Hradecka in straights.
  • Defending champion Barbora Zahlavova Strycova also fell in the quarters, losing out to Mona Barthel.
  • French teenager Kristina Mladenovic was having a career week though, reaching her first WTA semifinal.
  • No.3 seed Mona Barthel would also make the semifinals but was edged by Kirsten Flipkens, 76(6) 76(3).
  • Kirsten Flipkens had been 0-4 in WTA semifinals beforehand but finally broke through to her first final.
  • Tatjana Malek and Kristina Mladenovic won a nail-biting final and won the Bell Challenge doubles title.
  • Kirsten Flipkens would rise to the occasion in her first WTA final, beating Lucie Hradecka, 61 75.
  • Among those congratulating Kirsten Flipkens was the mascot of the Bell Challenge - Bella, of course.
  • Kirsten Flipkens was ranked as low as No.262 the week before Wimbledon in June earlier this year...
  • By virtue of the Quebec City title, she soars from No.102 to No.69 on the September 17, 2012 rankings.
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