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Krunic powers on in Tokyo after Date tear-jerker

Published by , Wednesday 09/13/17 12:49

Serbia's Aleksandra Krunic made further progress at the Japan Women's Open on Wednesday by eliminating seventh seed Alison Riske, a day after ushering local favourite Kimiko Date into retirement. The world number 67, who conquered her emotions to whitewash the 46-year-old Date on Tuesday, powered to a 6-3, 6-4 win over American Riske in sweltering conditions to reach the Tokyo quarter-finals. Third seed Elise Mertens also booked her place in the last eight, the Belgian overpowering Poland's Magda Linette 6-1, 7-5. In first-round matches, Kurumi Nara upset sixth seed Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-0 as the next generation of Japanese tennis players took centre stage after Date's tearful exit.
Source: AFP

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David is such a sweet guy but must realize his friends are NOT his friends on court during a match. I certainly wish him the best.
vscholz66 vscholz66 il y a 8 heures
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Don't mess with the bull or you'll get the horns.
vscholz66 vscholz66 il y a 1 jour
Decent guy on & off court .. i mean if Rog is off court doing sing a longs with you... gotta mean that your fun & silly as we know roger to be
Darth_JR Darth_JR il y a 2 jours
Final nail in the Goffin!
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