Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm serves the ball to Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova during the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Darko Vojinovic
May 27, 2014

PARIS (AP) Kimiko Date-Krumm, the oldest woman in the field at the French Open, is already out.

The 43-year-old Japanese veteran lost to 24th-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia 6-3, 0-6, 6-2 Tuesday in the first round.

Date-Krumm is the third oldest player in French Open singles history; Martina Navratilova was 47 in 2004. She made her main-draw debut at Roland Garros in 1989 - before more than half of this year's women's field was even born.

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