Angelique Kerber Player Profile

Angelique Kerber: Coming off a quarter-final run at the All England Club

Angelique Kerber: Coming off a quarter-final run at the All England Club

Kerber is a solid operator and a former US Open semi-finalist who has shown some encouraging form in recent months.

The German, who turned professional in 2003, has a well-rounded game with no glaring weaknesses. She operates mainly from the baseline and is among the best returners of serve in the women's draw.

She broke into the elite at Flushing Meadows in 2011 by reaching the last four, where she went down in three sets to eventual champion Samantha Stosur.

That run triggered a breakthrough campaign in 2012 which saw her rise into the top 10 and equal her best result at a major, losing in the semi-final of Wimbledon to Agnieszka Radwanska.

Over the next two years she failed to progress past the fourth round of any of the grand slams until her recent run to the last eight of Wimbledon, which was complemented by runner-up finishes in Eastbourne and Stanford.

Player Details

  • Nationality: GER
  • Date Of Birth: January 18, 1988
  • Became Pro: 2003
  • Height: 1.73 m
Recent Results
Date Opponent Tournament Round Result Score
02/10/14 S Kuznetsova WTA Tour China Open R3 Lost 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
30/09/14 Z Diyas WTA Tour China Open R2 Won 3-6, 1-6
28/09/14 C Dellacqua WTA Tour China Open R1 Won 1-6, 6-3, 3-6
25/09/14 E Svitolina WTA Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open QF Lost 6-4, 7-63
24/09/14 B Zahlavova-Strycova WTA Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open R3 Won 1-6, 1-6
23/09/14 Z Diyas WTA Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open R2 Won 6-4, 2-6, 4-6
10 Year Grand Slam History
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French Open R4R4QFR1R2-R1R1--
Wimbledon QFR2SFR1R3-R1R1--
US Open -R4R4SFR1R2-R1--

Angelique Kerber News

Sharapova: Ousted by tough German at Wimbledon

Kerber dumps out Sharapova

Maria Sharapova was sent crashing out of Wimbledon after being beaten 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 6-4 by Angelique Kerber.

Angelique Kerber: Overcame Ana Ivanovic in Linz

Kerber lands Linz title

Angelique Kerber beat Ana Ivanovic 6-4 7-6 (8-6) to win her first WTA title of the year at the Generali Ladies in Linz.

Petra Kvitova: Will face Angelique Kerber in Tokyo final

Kvitova sets up Kerber final

Petra Kvitova battled past a resurgent Venus Williams to reach the final of the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.

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