Angelique Kerber

  • Angelique Kerber reaches quarter-finals at Pan Pacific Open 13 hours 53 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Ana Ivanovic stalled Victoria Azarenka's comeback from a foot injury with a 6-3, 6-4 win to make the Pan Pacific Open quarter-finals 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...
  • Venus Williams, Simona Halep, Angelique Kerber ousted at US Open August 30, 2014

    Shock waves hit the US Open on Friday as veteran Mirjana Lucic-Baroni spearheaded a series of stunning third-round surprises that claimed two of the top women's seeds and seven-times grand slam winner Venus Williams. Lucic-Baroni ousted second seed Simona Halep, Italy's Sara Errani posted her first career win over Williams and...
  • Novak Djokovic upset by Robredo at Cincinnati Open August 15, 2014

    Mason: Top-ranked Novak Djokovic tumbled out of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday, while second-seeded Roger Federer narrowly avoided an upset in the round of 16. Tommy Robredo beat Djokovic, 7-6 (6), 7-5 before Federer escaped with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Gael Monfils in the night session. Andy Murray...
  • Serena Williams wins Bank of the West title August 4, 2014

    Stanford: Serena Williams won her WTA-leading fourth title of the season on Sunday, beating third-seeded Angelique Kerber 7-6(1), 6-3 in the Bank of the West Classic. Playing her first tournament since her departure from Wimbledon because of equilibrium problems, the top-ranked and top-seeded Williams won the hard-court event for the third...
  • Roger Federer looking good for his eighth Wimbledon title July 2, 2014

    London: Roger Federer's nearly perfect serving carried him back to the Wimbledon quarter-finals. He'll try to continue his bid for a record eighth championship at the All England Club by beating his friend and countryman Stan Wawrinka on Wednesday. Federer won all 54 service games through his first four matches in the...
  • Sharapova falls to Kerber in three sets at Wimbledon July 2, 2014

    London: Former champion Maria Sharapova saved six match points before falling to Angelique Kerber in the fourth round at Wimbledon on Tuesday, ending her bid to win a second title at the All England Club a decade after her first. Sharapova, a five-time major champion, saved one match point at 5-2...
  • Madison Keys beats Angelique Kerber to claim Aegon Championships June 21, 2014

    Madison Keys claimed the first title of her career on Saturday when she defeated Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 to win the Aegon Championships. Playing in her first final, the unseeded 19-year old is the first American to win the event since Chanda Rubin won back-to-back titles in 2002...
  • Eugenie Bouchard eases into French Open quarter-finals June 1, 2014

    Paris: Eugenie Bouchard raced into the French Open quarter-finals by beating eighth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-1, 6-2 in just 52 minutes on Sunday. The 18th-seeded Canadian wasted no time, opening up a 5-0 lead in 16 minutes. Bouchard, who reached the Australian Open semifinals this year, next plays either No....
  • Germany to play Czech Republic in Fed Cup final April 21, 2014

    Germany will take on the Czech Republic in the Fed Cup final after both countries wrapped up their semi-final victories by winning the first reverse singles on Sunday. Germany's Angelique Kerber overcame Sam Stosur in three sets and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Roberta Vinci 6-3, 7-5 as both countries...
  • Germany storm into Fed Cup final April 20, 2014

    Brisbane: Germany sealed their place in the Fed Cup final by taking an unbeatable 3-0 lead over Australia when Angelique Kerber beat Sam Stosur in three sets on Sunday. Kerber overcame a slow start to win 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 and put Germany into their first Fed Cup final since 1992, when...
  • Sharapova closes in on return trip to Miami final March 26, 2014

    Miami: Five-time runner-up Maria Sharapova closed in on a return trip to the Miami final by taming eighth-seeded Czech Petra Kvitova 7-5, 6-1 on Tuesday to reach the semis of the Sony Open. With the victory Sharapova, who lost in the final last year to Serena Williams, sets up a possible...
  • Serena wins as Sony Open locked down by bomb scare March 26, 2014

    Miami: Defending champion Serena Williams closed in on a seventh Sony Open title with a 6-2, 6-2 quarter-final demolition of German Angelique Kerber on Tuesday, a win that came as the Crandon Park tennis facility was locked down due to a bomb scare. Williams' win sets up a semi-final rematch of...
  • Kerber wins opening match at Key Biscayne March 21, 2014

    Key Biscayne: Fifth-seeded Angelique Kerber eked out a victory in her opening match on Thursday at the Sony Open, beating Peng Shuai 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (5). Kerber, a two-time Grand Slam semi-finalist, matched her best showing at Key Biscayne by reaching the third round. No. 12 Ana Ivanovic beat American Lauren Davis...
  • Ivanovic beats Kerber in first round in Dubai Open February 19, 2014

    Dubai: Ana Ivanovic, world no.12, from Serbia on Tuesday beat Germany's Angelique Kerber 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) in the first round of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships here. After losing the first set, Ivanovic found back her pace and quickly decided the second set for herself, reported Xinhua. In...
  • Halep wins first title of year at Doha February 16, 2014

    Doha: Seventh-seeded Simona Halep of Romania won her first title of the year with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over sixth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany in the Qatar Open final on Sunday. It's the seventh career title for Halep, with the other six all won last year. Kerber dropped serve twice in...
  • Pironkova stuns Angelique Kerber in Sydney for first WTA title January 10, 2014

    Sydney: Bulgarian qualifier Tsvetana Pironkova's fairytale run at the Sydney International ended with her first WTA title when she stunned world number nine Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-4 in the final on Friday. Pironkova had already beaten world number six Petra Kvitova and number seven Sara Errani in the seven matches it...
  • Wozniacki, Kerber advance at Sydney International January 6, 2014

    Sydney: Only days after her New Year's Eve engagement to golfer Rory McIlroy, Caroline Wozniacki opened her 2014 season on Monday with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 win over Julia Goerges of Germany in the first round of the Sydney International. Wozniacki withdrew from the Brisbane International last week after hurting...
  • Serena Williams eases past Kerber in WTA Championships October 23, 2013

    Istanbul: World number one Serena Williams showed her determination to defend her WTA Championships title by sweeping to a 6-3 6-1 win over Angelique Kerber at the season-ending event on Tuesday. The 32-year-old American broke early in each set and was too strong for the German, hitting 31 winners. Kerber, who...
  • Top-seed Angelique Kerber beats Ana Ivanovic in Linz final October 13, 2013

    Austria: Top-seeded Angelique Kerber won her first WTA title of the season and third overall by defeating former two-time champion Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 7-6 (6) at the Generali Ladies on Sunday. Kerber reached her third final of the year after losing to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia in Monterrey in April and...
  • Top-seeded Kerber, Ivanovic reach final in Linz October 12, 2013

    Linz, Austria: Two-time former champion Ana Ivanovic defeated Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday to set up a final against top-seeded Angelique Kerber at the Generali Ladies. Kerber overpowered Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-2, 6-0 to reach her second final of the season. The 10th-ranked German was beaten...
  • Angelique Kerber routs Suarez Navarro to enter Linz final October 12, 2013

    Austria: 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...
  • Top-seeded Kerber, Ivanovic reach Linz semi-finals October 12, 2013

    Linz: Top-seeded Angelique Kerber defeated Patricia Mayr-Achleitner of Austria 6-3, 6-1 in the quarter-finals of the Generali Ladies on Friday to secure the final spot in the season-ending WTA Championships. "Qualifying for Istanbul is a great achievement," Kerber said. "It's the reward for my consistency, though I've had my ups and...
  • Top-seeded Kerber, Stephens reach quarters in Linz October 11, 2013

    Linz: Top-seeded Angelique Kerber and No. 2 Sloane Stephens reached the quarter-finals of the Generali Ladies in contrasting styles on Thursday. Kerber downed Alexandra Cadantu of Romania 6-1, 6-0 in just 50 minutes, while Stephens needed 2 ½ hours to defeat Andrea Petkovic of Germany 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-3. Kerber was broken...
  • Top-seed Kerber wins Linz opener after false start October 10, 2013

    Linz: 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....
  • Kvitova downs Kerber to take Tokyo title September 28, 2013

    Tokyo: Czech Petra Kvitova overcame a second set meltdown to dispatch Angelique Kerber 6-2 0-6 6-3 in the final of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on Saturday to claim her 11th WTA tour title. The 2011 Wimbledon champion sealed victory on her fourth match point when Kerber could only find...
  • Kerber advances to third round at Pan Pacific Open September 23, 2013

    Tokyo: Angelique Kerber of Germany advanced to the third round of the Pan Pacific Open by beating Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor 6-0, 6-1 on Monday. The fifth-seeded Kerber took advantage of five double-faults to defeat Torro-Flor at Ariake Colosseum. In other second-round matches, seventh-seeded Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic beat Belinda Bencic...
  • Top-seeded Angelique Kerber cruises in Washington July 31, 2013

    Washington: Top-seeded Angelique Kerber cruised past Irina Falconi 6-2, 6-3 in the first round of the Citi Open on Tuesday. With No. 15-ranked Sloane Stephens' loss on Monday, No. 9-ranked Kerber is 17 spots higher than any player remaining in the tournament. The German will face the winner of Melanie...
  • Top-seeded Radwanska loses to US qualifier Hampton June 19, 2013

    Eastbourne: Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska slumped to a 7-6 (2), 6-2 defeat by American qualifier Jamie Hampton in the first round at Eastbourne on Tuesday. Radwanska, who won the title in 2008, struggled throughout the match at the Wimbledon warm-up tournament. Although the Polish player leveled at 5-5 when Hampton served for...
  • Kuznetsova beats Kerber to reach quarter-finals June 2, 2013

    Paris: Former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova earned a berth in the quarter-finals at the French Open by beating Angelique Kerber 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 on Sunday. Ranked 39th and unseeded, Kuznetsova has reached the final eight in back-to-back major tournaments for the first time since 2009, when she won the title at Roland...
  • Gritty Sharapova sets up Stuttgart final against Li Na April 28, 2013

    Stuttgart: Top seed and holder Maria Sharapova battled through a tough three-set claycourt match for the third day in a row on Saturday to book a place in the final of the Stuttgart Grand Prix. The Russian ended the challenge of home favourite Angelique Kerber, beating the third seed 6-3, 2-6,...