Copenhagen, Denmark (Sports Network) - Veteran Japanese Kimiko Date-Krumm was among Monday's first-round losers at the $220,000 e-Boks Open tennis event.
Hungarian Timea Babos drove out the 41-year-old Date-Krumm in 1-6, 7-6 (7-4), 7-5 fashion on the indoor hardcourts at Farum Arena.
Also on Day 1, Italian Alberta Brianti outlasted German Kristina Barrois 6-2, 3-6, 6-4.
This week's top seeds are former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki, German Angelique Kerber and former top-ranked star Jelena Jankovic of Serbia. The Danish hero Wozniacki, who will open her stay here against Poland's Urszula Radwanska, is the reigning two-time Copenhagen titlist. She beat Czech Lucie Safarova in last year's finale.
The 2012 Copenhagen champion will earn $37,000.