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KIMIKO DATE KRUMM RUMORS

Date-Krumm beats Doi to reach 2nd round of Japan Open

TOKYO (AP) Four-time champion Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan cruised into the second round of the Japan Open on Monday with a straight-set win over a player 20 years her junior. The 44-year-old Date-Krumm, ranked 160th, beat 83rd-ranked Misaki Doi of Japan 6-4, 6-2. Third-seeded Madison Brengle and No. 6 Christina McHale of the United States advanced in straight sets. Brengle, who made...
Via Associated Press
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Top seed Svitolina wins opener at Claro Open

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Top-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine won her opening match at the Claro Open Colsanitas on Monday, beating Louisa Chirico of the United States 6-2, 6-1 in less than an hour. Svitolina said she had prepared for the high altitude in Bogota by spending two weeks training there before the clay-court tournament began. In other matches, two-time champion Lourdes...
Via Associated Press
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Date-Krumm, 43, loses to teenager in first round at Aussie Open

Kimiko Date-Krumm, the oldest singles player at the Australian Open, lost in the first round to Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. The 43-year-old Japanese veteran started with a 3-0 lead but lost momentum as the 187th-ranked Bencic rallied back with a break and won the last four games of the first set. Date-Krumm battled back in the next set, prompting her 16-year-old...
Via Associated Press
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Date-Krumm loses to teenager at Australian Open

Kimiko Date-Krumm, the oldest singles player at the Australian Open, lost in the first round to Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. The 43-year-old Japanese veteran started with a 3-0 lead but lost momentum as the 187th-ranked Bencic rallied back with a break and won the last four games of the first set. Date-Krumm battled back in the next set, prompting her 16-year-old...
Via Associated Press
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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