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2009-09-27 12:22:00

Kimiko Date Krumm, who is on a pro tour comeback, won the Korea Open Sunday on the day before her 39th birthday, defeating Anabel Medina Garrigues. Date Krumm's winning score was 6-3, 6-3. The Japanese player, who won seven WTA titles in the 1990s and then retired, returned to the tour last year. Date Krumm, who turnd 39 Monday, became the second-oldest woman in the modern era to win a WTA singles event. Only Billie Jean King, who won a tournament in 1983, was older, at 39 years, seven months...

2009-09-26 19:49:43

Aging Kimiko Date Krumm of Japan advanced Saturday to the final at the Korea Open tennis tournament at Seoul. Krumm, who turns 39 Monday, rallied to overcome former top-10 player and defending champion Maria Kirilenko of Russia 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 in the day's first semifinal, continuing her comeback. Second-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain won the other semi 2-6, 6-3, 6-1 over Germany's Anna-Lena Groenefeld. It took some time to adjust to her game, Krumm said. Maria doesn't overpower you...

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2009-09-17 09:55:45

Top-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues was knocked out in three sets Thursday in the second round of the Guangzhou Women's Open tennis tournament in China. Medina Garrigues, ranked 23rd in the world, took the first set but was then staggered by Anastasija Sevastova 3-6, 6-3, 6-1. The win marked the second time in her career that Sevastova, ranked No. 95, has won twice in the same tournament. Sevastova advanced to a quarterfinal matchup Friday with No. 8-seeded Alberta Brianti. No. 3-seeded Peng...

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2009-09-15 10:36:37

No. 1-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues faltered in the second set Tuesday but still won a first-round match at China's Guangzhou Women's Open tennis tournament. Medina Garrigues was sharp in most of the match against Kimiko Date Krumm, winning 6-1, 4-6, 6-4. In the second set she faced three of the four break-point chances Krumm managed in the match but in the first and third sets she dropped just a total of 12 points on serve. There was only one upset on the 13-match card Tuesday, that coming...

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2009-07-30 21:12:09

Third-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues rallied to defeat wild card Pemra Ozgen Thursday and earn a quarterfinal berth at the Istanbul Cup. Medina Garrigues recorded a 2-6, 6-2, 6-0 victory that set up a quarterfinal meeting with fifth-seeded Vera Dushevina. Andrea Petkovic, a surprise champion last week at Bad Gastein, kept her hot streak going with a 6-1, 6-0 blasting of Rossana de los Rios. Petkovic will take on No. 7 seed Olga Govortsova in the quarterfinals. The other quarterfinal matches...

2009-07-21 18:34:07

Second-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues was upset Tuesday by Russian Vesna Manasieva in the first round of the Slovenia Open. Manasieva ousted the Spaniard 6-3, 1-6, 7-5. In other opening-round action, fourth-seeded Italian Roberta Vinci defeated Slovakian Nastja Kolar 6-2, 6-0, and fifth seed Sara Errani of Italy beat Dutchwoman Arantxa Rus 6-1, 6-0.

2009-06-05 11:31:37

Spain's Virginia Ruano Pascual and Anabel Medina Garrigues dropped just two games Friday in defending their French Open women's doubles title in Paris. Ruano Pascual and Medina Garrigues, who were seeded third, faced just four break points in a 6-1, 6-1 rout of 12th-seeded Victoria Azarenka and Elena Vesnina. The winning team controlled the match throughout, winning 65 percent of the points in their own serve and 55 percent when Azarenka or Vesnina served. It was the sixth French Open doubles...

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2009-05-20 13:21:45

Top-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues withdrew Wednesday from the $220,000 Strasbourg International tennis tournament in France due to a back injury. Medina Garrigues had won the event three of the last four years but dropped the first set 6-4 to Kristina Barrois and was then unable to continue the second-round match. It was a disappointing day today. I was playing a point and hurt my back and I had to retire from the match, Medina Garrigues wrote on her tournament blog site. I've had this...

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2009-05-19 15:54:09

Top-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues won just one game in the first set before coming back to win Tuesday at the $220,000 Strasbourg International in France. Medina Garrigues has won the event the past two years and three of the last four but took just nine points on serve and 15 overall in dropping the first set. But she won 57 percent of the points in the second and third sets en route to a 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 triumph over Yanina Wickmayer in the clay-court tournament. While the No. 1 seed won...

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2009-05-19 15:54:09

Top-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues won just one game in the first set before coming back to win Tuesday at the $220,000 Strasbourg International in France. Medina Garrigues has won the event the past two years and three of the last four but took just nine points on serve and 15 overall in dropping the first set. But she won 57 percent of the points in the second and third sets en route to a 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 triumph over Yanina Wickmayer in the clay-court tournament. While the No. 1 seed won...


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