(October 11, 2013) Germany’s Angelique Kerber has earned final singles spot at the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships in Istanbul, Turkey, from October 22-27, 2013. Kerber secured her spot by advancing to the semifinals of the Generali Ladies Linz in Austria. For the second year in a row – and only the second time […]
Top-seeded Angelique Kerber overpowered Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-2, 6-0 at the Generali Ladies on Saturday to reach her second final of the season.
The 10th-seeded German used two breaks for a 3-2 lead in the opening set and didn't concede a game afterward. Kerber dominated with strong ground strokes, forcing Suarez Navarro to a total of 16 baseline errors.
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October 10, 2013
Top-seeded Angelique Kerber overcame a poor start to beat Monica Niculescu of Romania 0-6, 6-1, 6-2 in the first round of the Generali Ladies on Wednesday.
The 10th-ranked German struggled for rhythm and won just five points on her own serve as she lost the opening set in 22 minutes. Kerber settled after an early break in the second and conceded just three games in the remainder...
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October 08, 2013
Top-seeded Angelique Kerber cruised past Irina Falconi 6-2, 6-3 in the first round of the Citi Open on Tuesday.
On the advice of her coach, Kerber headed straight to the practice court for a 20-minute session.
''I think it was a good idea,'' said Kerber, who hasn't played a tournament since Wimbledon last month.
With No. 15-ranked Sloane Stephens' loss...
(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...
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...
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...
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