Kimiko Date Krumm

  • Sabine Lisicki, Kimiko Date-Krumm advance at Japan Open 08-10-2013 04:48 PM

    Osaka: Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki of Germany beat Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa 7-5, 7-6 (1) to reach the second round of the Japan Open on Tuesday. The second-seeded Lisicki struggled with a right wrist injury after making her first Grand Slam singles final and has yet to win more...
  • Serena takes on Date-Krumm in the battle of veterans 29-06-2013 10:52 AM

    London: Kimiko Date-Krumm originally retired two years before Serena Williams, her third-round opponent at Wimbledon, set foot on the All England Club's lush lawns for the first time. Williams, bidding for a sixth Wimbledon title, is considered a veteran of the sport herself at 31, but she is no match...
  • No one wants to be beaten by grandma, says Navratilova 29-06-2013 09:13 AM

    London: Martina Navratilova wonders why Kimiko Date-Krumm ever retired so early when she is now so clearly revelling in her comeback at the ripe old age of 42. "All the other players are shaking in their knees because they don't want to lose to grandma," Navratilova said of the diminutive...
  • Kimiko Date-Krumm, aged 42, reaches Wimbledon third round 27-06-2013 08:27 PM

    London: Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm, the grand old lady of the women's singles draw, became the oldest female player to reach the Wimbledon third round in the professional era on Thursday. The 42-year-old, one of 13 players aged over 30 in the main draw but the oldest by a distance, was...
  • Stosur beats Date-Krumm at French Open 28-05-2013 07:25 PM

    Paris: Sam Stosur, the 2010 French Open runner-up, waited 2.5 hours to play because of rain, then quickly won her opening match at Roland Garros. The Australian swept the first nine games Tuesday and drubbed 42-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm 6-0, 6-2. Play was delayed at the start on a 55-degree afternoon,...
  • Elina Svitolina bags her maiden WTA title 11-11-2012 10:30 PM

    Pune: Eighteen-year-old Elina Svitolina of Ukraine denied veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm a date with history when she overpowered the Japanese 6-2, 6-3 to lift the Indian Open, her maiden WTA title. The summit clash was special for both the players as Svitolina was playing in her first ever WTA final while...
  • Petkovic, Date-Krumm star attractions at WTA Indian Open 09-11-2012 11:17 PM

    WTA Indian Open this year has got a huge boost with top names like Andrea Petkovic and Kimiko Date-Krumm playing in the tournament at Pune. ...