Kimiko Date-Krumm loses to teen

Updated: January 13, 2014, 9:29 AM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Kimiko Date-Krumm is used to questions about retirement but still has no answer. For now, she's content to continue the "miracle" of playing professional tennis at age 43.

She is also used to the distinction of being the oldest women's singles player at Grand Slams. On Monday, the veteran was matched against the second-youngest player in the draw, 16-year-old Belinda Bencic, a qualifier playing in her first major after winning two junior Grand Slam titles last year.

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