Andrea Petkovic and Angelique Kerber cheering during Fed Cup
STUTTGART (April 22, 2013) — On Monday at the opening of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, world No. 6 Angelique Kerber and former top 1o player Andrea Petkovic sat down with media and gave their thoughts on everything from their tennis season, to injury recovery, to favorite off-court activities and more.
. . . on her recollection of injuring her ankle against Victoria Azarenka in last year’s tournament:
“The injury is still in my head. But I want to ban the bad memories and replace them with nice moments. Especially as Stuttgart always has been my favorite tournament.”
. . . on surviving without tennis during her injury layoff:
“That was by far the most difficult thing. I love tennis and I especially missed the competitive side of the game. But my family and friends have helped me get back on track and given me lots of encouragement.”
. . . on getting through her injuries, and her current form:
“I’m an optim...