Kimiko Date-krumm at the 2010 French Open
Kimiko Date Krumm of Japan serves during the women's singles first round match between Dinara Safina of Russia and Kimiko Date Krumm of Japan on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 25, 2010 in Paris, France. (Getty Images)more pics »Kimiko Date-krumm serves the ball during a 2010 French Open match. (Getty Images)Kimiko Date-krumm is on a roll. She's having a great year so far. So far during the 2010 French Open, Date-Krumm defeated No.9 seed Dinara Safina in the first round with scores of 3-6, 6-4, 7-5. She had an apparent calf injury, but played through for the victory. She will now play wildcard Jarmila Groth in her second round.
Earlier this year, Date-Krumm played for Japan's Fed Cup Team. It was the first time she played for them in this venue since 1996. She won all of her four matches and was instrumental in securing her team's advance to the World Group II play-offs.
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