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Teenagers make statement at Australian Open

Updated: January 17, 2013, 1:04 PM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Kimiko Date-Krumm is the oldest woman in the Australian Open draw at 42, with some competitors less than half her age still in high school.

Eleven teenagers advanced to the second round, compared with three in 2012. So many teenagers are moving up in the rankings that former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki feels like a veteran at 22.

"There are still a few older ones than me," she said after beating 16-year-old Donna Vekic of Croatia in the second round 6-1, 6-4. ...

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