Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Date-Krumm wins All-Japan title

For the first time in sixteen years, Kimiko Date Krumm has won the All-Japan title. Date Krumm, seeded 7th, defeated Yurika Sema, 6-3, 6-3 on Saturday to win the tournament.

The 38-year-old Date Krumm won the All-Japan title in 1991 and 1992.

(Thanks to On the Baseline for reporting this story.)

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