2004 U.S. Open champ and 11 seed Svetlana Kuznetsova had a bit of trouble getting past 40-year-old Kimiko Date Krumm in the first round, dropping the second set before recovering to win, 6-2, 4-6, 6-1.
Krumm, at one time, was one of the top women's players in the world. She was ranked as high as 4th in November 1995, but retired in 1996. In 2008, she made a surprising comeback at age 37.
Now 39, she was the oldest woman in this year's singles draw.
Meanwhile, No. 5 Jelena Jankovic is struggling to stay alive against Romania's Simona Halpe. It's currently 5-5 in the third set. Jankovic was down 4-5 in the third and had to break Halpe in a deuce game to stay alive.