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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.

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2009-09-25 08:55:57

Kimiko Date Krumm, who took 12 years off from competitive tennis, Friday knocked top-seeded Daniela Hantuchova out of the Korea Open in Seoul. Krumm, who turns 39 on Monday, turned pro in 1989 and retired in 1996.

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2009-09-24 08:09:17

No. 1-seed Daniela Hantuchova sailed through a straight-set win Thursday and into the quarterfinals of the Korea Open tennis tournament in Seoul. Hantuchova needed just 77 minutes to dispatch Chanelle Scheepers 6-1, 6-1.

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2009-09-23 11:14:15

Top-seeded Daniela Hantuchova needed a third set Wednesday but was able to advance to the second round of the $220,000 Seoul Open. Hantuchova had Ayumi Morita on the defensive much of the match, except for the second set, before finishing off a 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 first-round win.

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2009-09-22 09:00:10

Fourth-seeded Sorana Cirstea lost a tight three-set match, the lone upset on a 14-match, first-round card Tuesday at the Korea Open tennis tournament in Seoul. Cirstea fell 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 6-3 to Anna-Lena Groenefeld in a match that took 2 hours, 19 minutes.


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