Angelique Kerber

  • Sharapova closes in on return trip to Miami final 26-03-2014 10:43 AM

    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...
  • Serena wins as Sony Open locked down by bomb scare 26-03-2014 09:29 AM

    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...
  • Kerber wins opening match at Key Biscayne 21-03-2014 09:09 AM

    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...
  • Ivanovic beats Kerber in first round in Dubai Open 19-02-2014 10:19 AM

    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....
  • Halep wins first title of year at Doha 16-02-2014 11:26 PM

    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...
  • Pironkova stuns Angelique Kerber in Sydney for first WTA title 10-01-2014 05:49 PM

    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...
  • Wozniacki, Kerber advance at Sydney International 06-01-2014 12:00 PM

    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 23-10-2013 09:01 AM

    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,...
  • Top-seed Angelique Kerber beats Ana Ivanovic in Linz final 13-10-2013 11:28 PM

    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...
  • Top-seeded Kerber, Ivanovic reach final in Linz 12-10-2013 08:57 PM

    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...
  • Angelique Kerber routs Suarez Navarro to enter Linz final 12-10-2013 07:20 PM

    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...
  • Top-seeded Kerber, Ivanovic reach Linz semi-finals 12-10-2013 10:40 AM

    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...
  • Top-seeded Kerber, Stephens reach quarters in Linz 11-10-2013 10:43 AM

    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 hours to defeat Andrea Petkovic of Germany 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-3. Kerber was...
  • Top-seed Kerber wins Linz opener after false start 10-10-2013 09:36 AM

    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...
  • Kvitova downs Kerber to take Tokyo title 28-09-2013 01:54 PM

    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...
  • Kerber advances to third round at Pan Pacific Open 23-09-2013 05:59 PM

    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...
  • Top-seeded Angelique Kerber cruises in Washington 31-07-2013 08:58 AM

    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 19-06-2013 09:03 AM

    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...
  • Kuznetsova beats Kerber to reach quarter-finals 02-06-2013 05:47 PM

    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...
  • Gritty Sharapova sets up Stuttgart final against Li Na 28-04-2013 09:26 AM

    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,...
  • Victoria Azarenka loses to Serena Williams again 26-10-2012 08:14 AM

    Istanbul: American Serena Williams reached the semi-finals at the WTA Tour Championships in Istanbul on Thursday with what is fast becoming a routine defeat of world number one Victoria Azarenka. The Wimbledon and U.S Open champion recorded a 6-4 6-4 win at the season-ending event, her fifth triumph over the...
  • Li beats Kerber at WTA Championships in Istanbul 26-10-2012 12:07 AM

    Istanbul: Li Na defeated Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to retain a slim chance of advancing at the WTA Championships. Li's first win in two round-robin matches means she can still reach the semifinals, depending on other results in her Red Group. The fifth-ranked Kerber, making her...