STUTTGART (April 27, 2013) — Defending champion Maria Sharapova ended Angelique Kerber’s dream of reaching the final of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix while Li Na downed American qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the day’s second semifinal.
A hard-fought 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 win by Sharapova has prolonged the new Porsche brand ambassador’s streak in Stuttgart where she is yet to...
STUTTGART (April 26, 2013) — Friday at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix saw all four quarterfinal matches hit center court, and the drama and action did not disappoint. Defending champion Maria Sharapova was taken to three sets by Ana Ivanovic before finally taking it, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4. The only German to advance was third-seeded Angelique Kerber who defeated Yaroslava Shvedova, 6-3...
Third-seeded Angelique Kerber defeated Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 6-3, 7-6 (2) at the Porsche Grand Prix to reach her third semifinal of the season on Friday.
Kerber is aiming for her first title of the year after finishing as a runner-up in Monterrey. Her next opponent will be either Maria Sharapova or Ana Ivanovic.
Shvedova trailed 4-1 before breaking back. But she dropped...
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Germany and Serbia were level 1-1 after the opening singles Saturday in their Fed Cup relegation playoff.
Angelique Kerber beat Bojana Jovanovski 7-5, 6-2 to give Germany its point after Ana Ivanovic had defeated Mona Barthle 7-6 (5), 2-6, 6-2.
The reverse singles and the doubles are Sunday. The winner of the tie advances to the World Group.
Kerber, ranked No. 6 in the world,...
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April 20, 2013
Top-seeded Angelique Kerber has defeated Alla Kudryavtseva 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in a match featuring 18 breaks of serve to advance to the quarterfinals of the Monterrey Open.
Kerber, ranked sixth in the world, broke Kudryavtseva 10 times, but dropped her own serve eight times to allow her Russian opponent to stay in the match Thursday.
Third-seeded Maria Kirilenko of Russia also advanced...
(January 18, 2013) Celebrating her 25th birthday, Germany’s Angelique Kerber held back a challenge from 17-year-old American Madison Keys 6-2, 7-5 to move into the round of 16 at the Australian Open on Thursday.
The first set opened with three straight breaks of serve, Kerber added an additional break to cruise to a 6-2 first set aided by Keys’ unforced errors...
Angelique Kerber has defeated Elina Svitolina 6-2, 6-4 to advance to the second round of the Australian Open.
The fifth-seeded Kerber, who turns 25 on Friday, broke her 127th-ranked opponent five times to take the match in 77 minutes.
Kerber had a breakthrough year in 2012, reaching the semifinals at Wimbledon and winning two titles to become the first German woman to finish in...
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January 14, 2013
FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – Venus Williams came within two points of upsetting the No. 6 seed Angelique Kerber who came back from 2-4 down in the third set to pull out 6-2, 5-7, 7-5 in a match that lasted 2 hours and 45 minutes.
The American finished the match with 16 double-faults and 60 unforced errors.
Despite the loss, Williams savored the moment. “I know this...
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WIMBLEDON – In a quarterfinal battle between German women, No. 8 Angelique Kerber defeated No. 15 Sabine Lisicki 6-3, 6-7 (7), 7-5 on Tuesday at Wimbledon under the roof of Centre Court. Kerber reaches her first Wimbledon semifinal with the victory.
In the topsy-turvy match Kerber failed to take advantage of three match points in the second set.
“She played very well also in...