Kimiko Date-Krumm, 42, calls longevity 'a miracle'
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Kimiko Date-Krumm is amazed she's still playing Grand Slam tennis at 42.
"It's a miracle," she said.
After a week of setting age-related records and becoming the media darling of this year's Australian Open, the Japanese player lost her third-round singles match on Saturday.
"It was a great tournament for me," Date-Krumm said after a 6-2, 7-6 (3) loss to 21-year-old Serbian Bojana Jovanovski.
In a sport dominated with women half her age, it was ...
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