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Murray, Kerber to play in virtual Madrid Open

Apr 10, 2020 - 7:38 PM

Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber will play in a tennis video game to raise money for those struggling in the sport and people affected by the coronavirus

CALLED OFF. Andy Murray was supposed to see action in the Madrid Open, but it was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Sharapova, Kerber fall in Toronto 1st round

Aug 06, 2019 - 2:09 PM

Former world No. 1's Maria Sharapova and Angelique Kerber get booted out of the Rogers Cup's 1st round

DISPATCHED. Maria Sharapova (left) and Angelique Kerber fail to advance to the second round in Toronto. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP (Sharapova) and Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP (Kerber)

Kerber drops coach after Wimbledon shock

Jul 20, 2019 - 2:03 PM

After failing to defend her Wimbledon crown, former world No. 1 Angelique Kerber parts ways with coach Rainer Schuttler

Germany's Angelique Kerber. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Wimbledon champion Kerber wary of Serena shadow

Jul 01, 2019 - 2:49 PM

Angelique Kerber calls Serena Williams, whom she defeated in the Wimbledon final last year, as 'one of the toughest opponents to beat'

EVEN. Angelique Kerber and Serena Williams are 1-1 when facing each other in the Wimbledon final. File photo by Nic Bothma/AFP

Russian teen Potapova ends 'idol' Kerber Grand Slam bid

May 27, 2019 - 12:39 PM

Playing in the main draw of the tournament for the first time in her young career, the 18-year-old claims her first-ever victory over a top-10 player

QUEEN SLAYER. Anastasia Potapova pulls off a massive upset early in the French Open. Photo from Roland-Garros' Twitter account (@rolandgorras)

Kerber through as Stephens avoids shock loss in Sydney

Jan 08, 2019 - 9:12 PM

Angelique Kerber is still in contention for back-to-back titles in Sydney International

TITLE DEFENSE. Angelique Kerber sweeps Camila Giorgi and advances to the third round. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Federer wins record 3rd Hopman in dramatic fashion

Jan 05, 2019 - 9:43 PM

Switzerland rules the Hopman Cup for the second straight year as Roger Federer becomes the most successful player in tournament history

DOMINANT. Roger Federer sweeps Alexander Zverev in the the men's singles before teaming with Belinda Bencic in their winning mixed doubles pairing. Photo from Hopman Cup Twitter

Angelique Kerber 2nd to Simona Halep in WTA rankings

Oct 22, 2018 - 10:38 PM

The German improves to her highest ranking since July 2017

CLOSING IN. Angelique Kerber lurks behind world No. 1 Simona Halep. File photo by Peter Parks/AFP

Back on top: Kerber spoils Serena's Wimbledon history bid

Jul 15, 2018 - 7:53 AM

Angelique Kerber becomes the first German woman to rule the All England Club since Steffi Graf in 1996

NEW CHAMPION. Germany's Angelique Kerber poses with the winner's trophy, the Venus Rosewater Dish, after her women's singles final victory over US player Serena Williams. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Wimbledon final: Serena shocked, Kerber pumped

Jul 13, 2018 - 10:37 AM

Serena Williams insists she's the underdog against world number 10 Angelique Kerber

INCREDIBLE. Serena Williams says ‘it’s crazy’ to be back in the Wimbledon final against Angelique Kerber. Photos by AFP

French Open 2018: Muguruza dumps Sharapova to reach semis

Jun 07, 2018 - 1:36 AM

The former champion sends Maria Sharapova crashing to her worst Grand Slam loss in 6 years

IN CONTROL. Spain's Garbine Muguruza has yet to drop a set in the tournament. Photo by Eric Feferberg/AFP

Halep battles into Aussie Open final with Wozniacki

Jan 25, 2018 - 5:41 PM

Simona Halep sets up a finals match against Caroline Wozniacki

FINALS. Simona Halep defeats former world number one Angelique Kerber and is now in the 2018 Australian Open Finals. File Photo by Greg Baker/AFP

Kerber, Chung continue into the semis of Aussie Open

Jan 24, 2018 - 1:56 PM

Keys manages to win only 3 games against Kerber

SEMIS. Chung Hyeon and Angelique Kerber cruise to the Australian Open semifinals. Photo by Greg Wood/AFP (Chung) and Paul Crock/AFP (Kerber)

Kerber and Keys set up quarter-final, Berdych fires up

Jan 22, 2018 - 1:27 PM

Germany's Kerber is the only Grand Slam champion left on the women's side of the draw

QUARTER-FINALS. Angelique Kerber (left) and Madison Keys (right) will battle it out in the last 8 to take a step towards the Grand Slam title. Photos by Greg Wood/AFP (Keys) and Paul Crock/AFP (Kerber)

Kerber crushes Sharapova in ex-champs showdown at Open

Jan 20, 2018 - 6:43 PM

Kerber makes it to the last 16 in straight sets over Sharapova

LAST 16. Angelique Kerber defeats Maria Sharapova in the battle of ex-champs. Photo by Saeed Khan/AFP

Kerber red-hot with confidence in Melbourne

Jan 16, 2018 - 12:27 PM

Winning the Sydney International restores the confidence of Angelique Kerber

GOODBYE 2017. Angelique Kerber looks to start anew with her hopes high for another Grand Slam title. Photo by Paul Crock/AFP

Unbeaten Kerber looks to extend winning streak

Jan 10, 2018 - 11:07 AM

Angelique Kerber overcomes Venus Williams on her road to becoming world number one again

RETURN. Angelique Kerber hits a return to Venus Williams at the Sydney International tennis tournament. Photo by Peter Parks/AFP

Japan's Osaka overcomes US Open nerves, ousts defending champ Kerber

Aug 30, 2017 - 1:59 PM

19 year old Naomi Osaka bested world number 1 Angelique Kerber 6 3 6 1

CONQUERED. "I never played a defending champion and also, I was playing on Ashe again, which wasn't really the best memory for me." File photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images/AFP

Kerber crashes out of Wimbledon, loses world number 1 ranking

Jul 10, 2017 - 10:42 PM

Kerber has failed to make the last 8 at any of this year s 3 Grand Slams

UPSET. Spanish 14th seed Garbine Muguruza is the latest player to derail Angelique Kerber in a major tournament. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Kerber becomes first top seed to lose Roland Garros opener

May 28, 2017 - 8:36 PM

Germany s Angelique Kerber makes a dubious piece of history becoming the first top seed in French Open history to lose their opening match

EARLY EXIT. Before Angelique Kerber's loss to Russian Ekaterina Makarova, the previous earliest exit for a top seed at the French Open was a second round loss. Photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

Top seed Kerber advances at Miami Open

Mar 27, 2017 - 12:04 PM

With no sign of the rain that interrupted the past two days Kerber was joined in the round of 16 by Britain s Johanna Konta American Venus Williams and Russia’s Svetlana Kuznetsova all who had comfortable wins

TOP SEED ADVANCES. Angelique Kerber of Germany in action against Shelby Rogers of USA at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 26, 2017 in Key Biscayne, Florida. She advances into the next round. Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images/AFP

World No.1 Kerber looking for Miami Open boost

Mar 22, 2017 - 12:18 PM

The 29 year old says her newly gained status will not add any extra pressure as she seeks to secure her first tournament win of 2017

BOOST. Angelique Kerber is eager to play well at the Miami Open. Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images/AFP

Kerber holds off Parmentier to advance at Indian Wells

Mar 14, 2017 - 3:24 PM

Angelique Kerber needed two hours and 33 minutes in the baking sun on Stadium Court to get past Pauline Parmentier

ON TO THE NEXT. Angelique Kerber of Germany plays a forehand against Pauline Parmentier of France in their third round match in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images/AFP

Top-ranked Kerber stunned by Russian teen at Sydney International

Jan 10, 2017 - 8:43 PM

Russian teenager Daria Kasatkina upsets Angelique Kerber in straight sets at the Sydney International

UPSET. Daria Kasatkina of Russia hits a return to Angelique Kerber of Germany in their women's singles second round match at the Sydney International tennis tournament in Sydney on January 10, 2017.  GLENN NICHOLLS / AFP

Kerber lifts US Open trophy with gritty win over Pliskova

Sep 11, 2016 - 7:21 AM

Angelique Kerber celebrates her rise to world number one status with her second Grand Slam title of the year

WORLD NUMBER ONE. Angelique Kerber wins the 2016 US Open title with a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 victory over Karolina Pliskova. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Kerber downs Wozniacki, faces Pliskova for US Open title

Sep 09, 2016 - 12:05 PM

The new world number one becomes the first German woman to reach the US Open final since Steffi Graf in 1996

NEW TOP PLAYER. Angelique Kerber celebrated her new number one ranking in style, defeating Caroline Wozniacki to earn a spot in the US Open finals. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Kerber puts Serena back under world top spot pressure

Sep 05, 2016 - 1:59 PM

If Kerber Angelique reaches the final then Serena Williams must win the title top stay on top of the pile

PRESSURE. Angelique Kerber, seen here in action against Petra Kvitova, is putting pressure on Serena Williams to retain her world number one spot. Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

Tearful Monica Puig wins Puerto Rico's first ever Olympic gold

Aug 14, 2016 - 12:37 PM

Before the tennis player s golden breakthrough Puerto Rico had won just 8 Olympic medals two silver and 6 bronze Six of that total had come in boxing

FIRST GOLD. Monica Puig of Puerto Rico celebrates defeating Angelique Kerber of Germany during the women's tennis singles gold medal match of the Rio 2016 Olympics. EPA/BERND THISSEN

Serena wins Wimbledon to equal 22 Grand Slams record

Jul 10, 2016 - 12:00 AM

Serena Williams powers to her seventh Wimbledon crown to finally claim a record equaling 22nd major title

RECORD SETTER. Serena Williams has tied Steffi Graf's Grand Slam era major titles record at 22. Photo by Adam Davy/EPA

Djokovic, Serena cruise as Kerber, Azarenka exit in French Open

May 25, 2016 - 5:22 PM

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams pick up early victories in the 2016 French Open

VICTORY. Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after winning his men's single first round match against Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan at the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France. Photo by IAN LANGSDON/EPA

Kerber celebrates Australian Open win by jumping in river

Jan 31, 2016 - 12:23 PM

What better way to celebrate a victory over Serena Williams than by jumping in the Yarra River?

MELBOURNE DIP. Angelique Kerber is on cloud 9 after winning her first Grand Slam title in Australia. Photo by Fiona Hamilton/EPA

Angelique Kerber taklukan Serena Williams di final Australian Open 2016

Jan 30, 2016 - 8:08 PM

Ini merupakan kemenangan pertama pemain tenis asal Jerman setelah Steffi Graf tahun 1999 lalu

Pemain tenis tunggal wanita asal Jerman, Angelique Kerber mencium piala juara usai mengalahkan pemain unggulan Amerika Serikat, Serena Williams di final Australian Open 2016. Foto oleh EPA

Serena Williams takes aim at history in Australian Open final

Jan 30, 2016 - 1:58 PM

The world number one is the overwhelming favorite to win her seventh crown at Melbourne Park and match Steffi Graf s Open era record of 22 Grand Slam titles

WILL SERENA MAKE HISTORY? Serena Williams will attempt to match Steffi Graf's Open-era record of 22 Grand Slam titles when she plays the 2016 Australian Open final against Angelique Kerber. Photo by LUKAS COCH/EPA

Sharapova, Wawrinka reach US Open third round

Aug 28, 2014 - 2:11 PM

The exits of Steve Johnson and Ryan Harrison means just three American men reached the second round – the fewest in US Open history

Maria Sharapova hits a return to Alexandra Dulgheru during the third day of the 2014 US Open Tennis Championship at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York, USA, 27 August 2014. Peter Foley/EPA

Serena rebounds from Wimbledon disappointment to win WTA Stanford title

Aug 04, 2014 - 4:47 PM

World number one Serena Williams climbed out of an early hole to beat third seeded German Angelique Kerber to win the WTA Bank of the West Classic crown

Serena Williams hugs a stuffed California bear after defeating Angelique Kerber of Germany to win the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, California. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA