2008 Kangaroo Cup
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|2008 Kangaroo Cup|
|Date||28 April – 4 May|
|Surface||Carpet / Outdoor|
|Location||Gifu, Gifu, Japan|
|Kimiko Date-Krumm / Kurumi Nara|
The 2008 Kangaroo Cup was a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor carpet courts. It was the twelfth edition of the tournament which was part of the 2008 ITF Women's Circuit. It took place in Gifu, Gifu, Japan between 28 April and 4 May 2008. The total prize money offered at this event was US$50,000.
This tournament marked the return of Japanese player Kimiko Date-Krumm, who returned to professional tennis almost 12 years after retiring, at the age of 37. Date entered the qualifying with the help of a wildcard, and she not only qualified, but had a run to the singles final, where she was beaten by Tamarine Tanasugarn. She also won the doubles title here, with compatriot Kurumi Nara.
- 1 Rankings are as of April 21, 2008.
The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:
The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:
- 'Comeback queen of Kimiko Date-Krumm' Beryl Pieces (Retrieved March 2012)
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