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ANGELIQUE KERBER RUMORS

Kerber wastes shot at No. 1, Murray's long streak ends, too

MASON, Ohio (AP) The final step up to No. 1 was simply too big for Angelique Kerber - this time, anyway. The world's second-ranked player wasted a chance to end Serena Williams' long run at the top. She fell behind at the outset, repeatedly missed routine shots and fell to Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 6-1 in the championship match Sunday at the Western & Southern Open. On the men...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kerber wastes chance to supplant Serena Williams at No. 1

MASON, Ohio (AP) Angelique Kerber couldn't take that final step up to No. 1. The world's second-ranked player wasted a chance to end Serena Williams' long run at the top. She fell behind at the outset, repeatedly missed routine shots and fell to Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 6-1 in the championship match Sunday at the Western & Southern Open. Williams will be ranked No. 1 for the...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kerber reaches final, win away from unseating Williams

MASON, Ohio (AP) Angelique Kerber reached the Western & Southern Open final Saturday, leaving her one win away from unseating Serena Williams at No. 1. Kerber took control after a 33-minute rain delay in the first set and beat Simona Halep 6-3, 6-4 in humid, windy conditions, putting her within reach of the world's top ranking. Williams has led the WTA rankings for 183 consecutive...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kerber going for women's No. 1 ranking in Cincinnati

MASON, Ohio (AP) Angelique Kerber has a chance to become No. 1 at the Western & Southern Open. The men's bracket is wide open, too, providing an opportunity for someone outside the Big Four to claim a Masters title. It's a week for the up-and-comers. Two-time defending champion Serena Williams pulled out of the tournament with an inflamed shoulder, making it possible for Kerber...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Monica Puig beats Angelique Kerber in singles gold match

Unseeded Monica Puig takes down World No. 2 Angelique Kerber in the women's singles final, winning 6-4, 4-6, 6-1.
Via CSN Chicago
11 days ago

Monica Puig stuns Kerber in final, wins Puerto Rico’s first Olympic gold

Amidst chants of Puer-to Ri-co!, the World No. 34 Monica Puig took down World No. 2 Angelique Kerber in the women's singles final to win her territorys first Olympic gold medal. Puig, 22, was an underdog from the outset - she wasn't even seeded at this competition. Her biggest career achievement until reaching the final was winning a relatively minor tournament, the Internationaux...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams wins Wimbledon, ties Graf with 22 Grand Slam titles

Serena Williams has made history. The world No. 1 defeated Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3 on Saturday in one of the most exciting and impressive Wimbledon singles finals in recent memory. It was Williams’ seventh Wimbledon title and her 22nd Grand Slam win, tying her with Steffi Graf for the second-most among women’s singles players. Williams and Kerber went back and fourth in the...
Via NESN.com
July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Angelique Kerber upsets Serena Williams in Australian Open final

Every so often a sporting event becomes more than just a surprise. Your reaction to the proceedings becomes its own theater, a mixture of genuine shock and total intrigue. Everything else in the world fades to the background. You’re captured by this one event, locked in tunnel vision for the greatness you’re witnessing. Angelique Kerber and Serena Williams delivered such drama...
Via The Comeback
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss
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