Age no Obstacle as Kimiko Date-Krumm Stuns Sabine Lisicki at Stanford WTA
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Age no Obstacle as Kimiko Date-Krumm Stuns Sabine Lisicki at Stanford WTA

Kimiko Date-Krumm, 44, came from behind to score an upset victory over Germany's Sabine Lisicki.

US Open: Ekaterina Makarova Tunes up for Serena Williams Showdown With Doubles Win
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US Open: Ekaterina Makarova Tunes up for Serena Williams Showdown With Doubles Win

Russians Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina ended the surprising run of Japanese veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm and Czech partner Barbora Zahlavova Strycova 7-5, 6-3 and will take on Martina Hingis and Flavia Pennetta in the final.

Japanese veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm schools Laura Robson
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Japanese veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm schools Laura Robson

Date-Krumm, playing just days after her 43rd birthday, won 6-4, 6-4 against the 19-year-old seventh seed, her second notable scalp of recent weeks after she beat Maria Kirilenko in Seoul.

Olympics at 50? A 99.9999 per cent
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Olympics at 50? A 99.9999 per cent 'No' says Kimiko Date-Krumm

Japan's 'iron lady' rules out playing in Tokyo at the 2020 Olympics when she will be almost 50.

Wimbledon 2013: Serena Williams into fourth round
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Wimbledon 2013: Serena Williams into fourth round

Top seed and defending champion Serena Williams breezed into the Wimbledon fourth round on Saturday with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Japanese 42-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm.

Wimbledon 2013: Kimiko Date-Krumm happy being oldest swinger in town
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Wimbledon 2013: Kimiko Date-Krumm happy being oldest swinger in town

Date-Krumm, the oldest woman to reach the Wimbledon last 32 in the Open Era, has made it to the third round at the All England Club for the first time since her run to the semi-finals in 1996.

Wimbledon 2013: Ageless Kimiko Date-Krumm turns back time
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Wimbledon 2013: Ageless Kimiko Date-Krumm turns back time

Kimiko Date-Krumm set up a potential Wimbledon showdown with defending champion Serena Williams as the Japanese veteran defeated Romania's Alexandra Cadantu 6-4, 7-5 in the second round on Thursday.

Wimbledon 2013: 42-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm takes express route into second round
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Wimbledon 2013: 42-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm takes express route into second round

Date-Krumm is the oldest player competing in the main draw at the All England Club, but age trumped youth as she crushed

Samantha Stosur beats Kimiko Date-Krumm at French Open
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Samantha Stosur beats Kimiko Date-Krumm at French Open

The Australian swept the first nine games and drubbed 42-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm 6-0, 6-2.

Kimiko Date-Krumm calls her longevity
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Kimiko Date-Krumm calls her longevity 'a miracle'

After a week of setting age-related records and becoming the media darling of this year's Australian Open, the Japanese player bid farewell to the big stage for now after losing her third-round singles match on Saturday.

Kimiko Date-Krumm
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Kimiko Date-Krumm's dream run ends in Melbourne

Date-Krumm, 42, had already become the oldest third-round contestant in 34 years, but she met her match in Serbia's Bojana Jovanovski who won a tense contest 6-2, 7-6 (7/3) in 1hr 46min.

Kimiko Date-Krumm continues to defy age, secures another win
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Kimiko Date-Krumm continues to defy age, secures another win

42-year-old Kimiko defeated Israel's Shahar Peer 6-2, 7-5 with only Richards, aged 45, getting as far at such at an age. If Date-Krumm wins her next match she will be the oldest ever to make the fourth round of a major tournament.

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Japan's Date-Krumm, 42, breaks Open age record

Krumm crushed her opponent, who is 12 years younger, 6-2, 6-0 in just over one hour in hot conditions on an outside court at Melbourne Park.

18-year old Elina Svitolina denies Kimiko Date-Krumm to bag her maiden WTA title
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18-year old Elina Svitolina denies Kimiko Date-Krumm to bag her maiden WTA title

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.

Kimiko Date-Krumm one step away from history
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Kimiko Date-Krumm one step away from history

Forty-two year old Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan would look to become the oldest singles winner on the WTA circuit after she booked a final berth in the USD 125,000 Indian Open WTA Challenger tournament with a 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 victory over Thailand's

Andrea Petkovic topples top seed; Kimiko Date-Krumm packs off 2nd seed
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Andrea Petkovic topples top seed; Kimiko Date-Krumm packs off 2nd seed

Comeback German girl Andrea Petkovic toppled top seed Nina Bratchikova of Russia while Japanese veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm shocked compatriot and second seed Misaki Doi to storm into the semifinals of the WTA Indian Open, on Friday.

WTA Indian Open: Kimiko Date-Krumm reaches quarters with a hard fought win
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WTA Indian Open: Kimiko Date-Krumm reaches quarters with a hard fought win

Fifth seed Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan overcame a challenging opponent and an injury scare to beat Yi-Miao Zhou of China 6-4 4-6 6-2 and reach the quarterfinals of the USD 125,000 Sanjay Kakade Group Royal Indian Open WTA Challenger tournament on Thursday.

Years catch up with Date-Krumm at Wimbledon
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Years catch up with Date-Krumm at Wimbledon

Kimiko Date-Krumm, at 41 comfortably the oldest player at Wimbledon, crashed out in the first round on Wednesday, the Japanese number one losing in three sets to Ukraine's Kateryna Bondarenko.

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