Angelique Kerber

  • Maria Sharapova knocked out by qualifier at Wuhan Open September 24, 2014

    Wuhan: Maria Sharapova was knocked out of the Wuhan Open by Swiss qualifier Timea Bacsinszky 7-6 (3), 7-5 in the third round on Wednesday. Sharapova double-faulted six times in the first set, and was twice a break up in the second set, but couldn't shake off Bacsinszky, who earned the biggest...
  • Angelique Kerber reaches quarterfinals at Pan Pacific Open September 17, 2014

    Tokyo: Ana Ivanovic stalled Victoria Azarenka's comeback from a foot injury with a 63, 64 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...
  • Venus Williams, Simona Halep, Angelique Kerber ousted at US Open August 30, 2014

    Shock waves hit the US Open on Friday as veteran Mirjana LucicBaroni spearheaded a series of stunning thirdround surprises that claimed two of the top women's seeds and seventimes grand slam winner Venus Williams. LucicBaroni 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: Topranked Novak Djokovic tumbled out of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday, while secondseeded Roger Federer narrowly avoided an upset in the round of 16. Tommy Robredo beat Djokovic, 76 (6), 75 before Federer escaped with a 64, 46, 63 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 WTAleading fourth title of the season on Sunday, beating thirdseeded Angelique Kerber 76(1), 63 in the Bank of the West Classic. Playing her first tournament since her departure from Wimbledon because of equilibrium problems, the topranked and topseeded Williams won the hardcourt 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 quarterfinals. 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 fivetime major champion, saved one match point at 52...
  • 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 63, 36, 75 to win the Aegon Championships. Playing in her first final, the unseeded 19year old is the first American to win the event since Chanda Rubin won backtoback titles in 2002...
  • Eugenie Bouchard eases into French Open quarterfinals June 1, 2014

    Paris: Eugenie Bouchard raced into the French Open quarterfinals by beating eighthseeded Angelique Kerber of Germany 61, 62 in just 52 minutes on Sunday. The 18thseeded Canadian wasted no time, opening up a 50 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 36, 63, 76 (86) 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: Seventhseeded Simona Halep of Romania won her first title of the year with a 62, 63 victory over sixthseeded 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 64, 64 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 36, 62, 64 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 63 61 win over Angelique Kerber at the seasonending event on Tuesday. The 32yearold American broke early in each set and was too strong for the German, hitting 31 winners. Kerber, who...
  • Topseed Angelique Kerber beats Ana Ivanovic in Linz final October 13, 2013

    Austria: Topseeded Angelique Kerber won her first WTA title of the season and third overall by defeating former twotime champion Ana Ivanovic 64, 76 (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...
  • Topseeded Kerber, Ivanovic reach final in Linz October 12, 2013

    Linz, Austria: Twotime former champion Ana Ivanovic defeated Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland 64, 64 on Saturday to set up a final against topseeded Angelique Kerber at the Generali Ladies. Kerber overpowered Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 62, 60 to reach her second final of the season. The 10thranked German was beaten...
  • Angelique Kerber routs Suarez Navarro to enter Linz final October 12, 2013

    Austria: Topseeded Angelique Kerber overpowered Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 62, 60 at the Generali Ladies on Saturday to reach her second final of the season. The 10thseeded German used two breaks for a 32 lead in the opening set and didn't concede a game afterward. Kerber dominated with strong ground...
  • Topseeded Kerber, Ivanovic reach Linz semifinals October 12, 2013

    Linz: Topseeded Angelique Kerber defeated Patricia MayrAchleitner of Austria 63, 61 in the quarterfinals of the Generali Ladies on Friday to secure the final spot in the seasonending 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...
  • Topseeded Kerber, Stephens reach quarters in Linz October 11, 2013

    Linz: Topseeded Angelique Kerber and No. 2 Sloane Stephens reached the quarterfinals of the Generali Ladies in contrasting styles on Thursday. Kerber downed Alexandra Cadantu of Romania 61, 60 in just 50 minutes, while Stephens needed 2 hours to defeat Andrea Petkovic of Germany 76 (1), 46, 63. Kerber was broken...
  • Topseed Kerber wins Linz opener after false start October 10, 2013

    Linz: Topseeded Angelique Kerber overcame a poor start to beat Monica Niculescu of Romania 06, 61, 62 in the first round of the Generali Ladies on Wednesday. The 10thranked 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 62 06 63 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 MariaTeresa TorroFlor 60, 61 on Monday. The fifthseeded Kerber took advantage of five doublefaults to defeat TorroFlor at Ariake Colosseum. In other secondround matches, seventhseeded Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic beat Belinda Bencic...
  • Topseeded Angelique Kerber cruises in Washington July 31, 2013

    Washington: Topseeded Angelique Kerber cruised past Irina Falconi 62, 63 in the first round of the Citi Open on Tuesday. With No. 15ranked Sloane Stephens' loss on Monday, No. 9ranked Kerber is 17 spots higher than any player remaining in the tournament. The German will face the winner of Melanie...
  • Topseeded Radwanska loses to US qualifier Hampton June 19, 2013

    Eastbourne: Topseeded Agnieszka Radwanska slumped to a 76 (2), 62 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 warmup tournament. Although the Polish player leveled at 55 when Hampton served for...
  • Kuznetsova beats Kerber to reach quarterfinals June 2, 2013

    Paris: Former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova earned a berth in the quarterfinals at the French Open by beating Angelique Kerber 64, 46, 63 on Sunday. Ranked 39th and unseeded, Kuznetsova has reached the final eight in backtoback major tournaments for the first time since 2009, when she won the title at Roland...