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Kerber reaches quarterfinals at Pan Pacific Open

TOKYO (AP) Ana Ivanovic stalled Victoria Azarenka's comeback from a foot injury with a 6-3, 6-4 win to make the Pan Pacific Open quarterfinals on Wednesday. In the match between the former major champions and No. 1s, Azarenka committed seven of her nine double faults in the first set and her serve was easily read by Ivanovic. Ivanovic prevailed for her first win over Azarenka...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

US Open: Simona Halep rallies to win; Kerber, Radwanska advance in 1st round

Second-seeded Simona Halep rallied from a set down to beat a young American making her Grand Slam debut in the first round of the U.S. Open. The Romanian won 6-7 (2), 6-1, 6-2 on Monday over 20-year-old Danielle Rose Collins. As a sophomore at Virginia, Collins earned a wild card into the U.S. Open with her run to the NCAA title as an unseeded player. The French Open runner-up, Halep...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Birthday Girl Kerber Fends Off Keys to Advance at Australian Open

Angelique Kerber (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...
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January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Germany's Kerber into Australian Open 2nd round

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  |  Discuss

Kerber takes out Venus Williams at US Open

Angelique Kerber 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...
Via Tennis Panorama
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Kerber wins All-German Battle to Gain Semis Berth

  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...
Via Tennis Panorama
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Kerber nabs first career title in Paris

Angelique Kerber of Germany won her first WTA title Sunday by overpowering second-seeded Marion Bartoli 7-6 (3), 5-7, 6-3 in the Open GDF Suez final. Kerber became the first German to win the Paris tournament since Steffi Graf in 1995, clinching victory with a forehand winner. After a first set with four service breaks, Kerber capitalized on an unforced error from Bartoli to take...
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February 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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