Date-Krumm captures doubles title


Kimiko Date-Krumm won her sixth career women’s doubles title on Saturday at the Inernationaux de Strasbourg in Strasbourg, France.

Date-Krumm and Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa defeated Zimbabwe’s Cara Black and New Zealand’s Marina Erakovic 6-4, 3-6, 14-12 in the final. It was the third doubles championship of the season for Date-Krumm following victories at February’s Pattay Open in Thailand and April’s Monterrey Open in Mexico.