Tough one for Kimiko Date in finale

Save

It wasn’t the way Kimiko Date wanted to go out.

She made her last appearance in pro tennis Tuesday before a full house at the Tokyo International – and was double-bageled by Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia.

Sponsored

Krunic felt terribly about it

“I don’t like that I had to be the one,” said Krunic, who bowed after the win. “I want to apologize that this was not the result you guys were all hoping for. When I’ll go to the locker probably I will cry but so far, I’m trying to stay tough.”

Recommended Stories

Contest winners enjoy the NY experience

Unleash the power of the all-new Wilson Ultra Tennis racket

Find a court anywhere in the world with Playven

Genie Bouchard's struggles continue at French Open

Sharapova trains hard on Lenglen (video)

Kokkinakis gets through first round

Bouchard preps for 1st career RG qualies

French Open qualifying starts Monday

Milos Raonic out of Roland Garros

Comments