Photo: Jet TanakaTokyo - Kimiko Date-Krumm at reception with TD and sponsor
Kimiko Date-Krumm is back in action this week as she continues with her return to professional tennis.
Watched by 1000 spectators, Kimiko, seeded 4th, won her first round match 60 61.
In the doubles event she once again partnered Tomoyo Takagishi and together they won through to the next round with a 61 64 first round victory.
Top seed in the singles event is current WTA World number 116, Su-Wei Hsieh.