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Nach WTA-Finale: Kerber will "ganz viel Ruhe" am Strand genießenDie Weltranglistenerste Angelique Kerber will nach dem WTA-Finale in Singapur erst einmal in warmen Gefilden komplett abschalten. Angelique Kerber gönnt sich nach der anstrengenden Saison vier Wochen Pause. In BILD verrät sie, wie und mit wem sie die verbringt. Nein, vielmehr tauschen die Tennis-Damen zu dieser Jahreszeit traditionell den Tennisplatz gegen den Strand und das Meer. Und zeigen auf.
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A former world No. She ascended to the top of the rankings on 12 September , thus becoming the twenty-second and oldest player to achieve the number-one ranking for the first time.
A continually high-ranking left-handed female tennis player, Kerber has won 12 career singles titles across all surfaces on the WTA Tour , including multiple Grand Slam titles: the Australian Open , the US Open and the Wimbledon Championships.
She has also won an Olympic silver medal while representing Germany at the Rio Olympics. Kerber is currently ranked world No.
She has one sister, Jessica. I play for Germany, I grew up in Germany, and my heart beats for Germany";   however, another time she said: "my heart beats for Poland too".
Kerber made her Grand Slam debut year in She competed in her first Grand Slam main draw at the French Open where she lost to Elena Dementieva in the opening round.
She then reached her first main draw quarterfinal at the Ordina Open , before losing to eventual champion Anna Chakvetadze.
At Wimbledon , she once again lost to Chakvetadze in the first round. She played in the Wimbledon Championships , where she made it to the third round after defeating Sania Mirza and upsetting 13th seed Shahar Pe'er , but lost against Jarmila Groth.
Kerber reached her first quarterfinal of the year at the start of the season at the Hobart International , losing to Bethanie Mattek-Sands. That led to a six-match losing streak which lasted until the Bahamas Women's Open , where she reached the final before losing to Anastasiya Yakimova.
She then reached the second round in Miami , losing to Francesca Schiavone. Kerber lost in the first round of Wimbledon to year-old Laura Robson. Kerber entered the US Open ranked 92nd in the world.
There, she faced unseeded Russian Alla Kudryavtseva , winning in straight sets, and followed it up with victory in the fourth round against Monica Niculescu.
Appearing in her first Grand Slam quarterfinal, Kerber surprised 26th seed Flavia Pennetta in three sets to advance to the semifinal, where she lost against the ninth seed, and eventual champion, Samantha Stosur.
Kerber reached a career high ranking of world No. She then reached the semifinals at Osaka where she lost to eventual champion Marion Bartoli. She finished the year as world No.
Kerber's first tournament was the ASB Classic. She defeated Marina Erakovic in the first round; 5th seed Julia Görges in the second round; and the top seed, Sabine Lisicki , in the quarterfinal, when Lisicki retired due to a back injury.
She lost her semifinal match to 4th seeded Flavia Pennetta. At the Australian Open , Kerber was the 30th seed.
She reached the third round and lost to Maria Sharapova. As a result, Kerber rose to her career high singles ranking of world No.
She won the tie, producing Germany's only win in the play-off. In round two, she faced Monica Niculescu and defeated her too.
She then played the top seed Maria Sharapova in the quarterfinals, defeating her in straight sets. This set up a semifinal match against the unseeded Yanina Wickmayer which Kerber won.
She played 2nd seed Marion Bartoli in the final and claimed the title, defeating the Frenchwoman in three sets. She then entered the Qatar Total Open where she met Sabine Lisicki again, defeating her in the first round.
She lost to unseeded Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova in the second round. Receiving a bye in the first round as the 18th seed, she defeated Sloane Stephens in her opening match, advancing to the fourth round via default over Vania King , who withdrew, and then produced another win from behind against Christina McHale.
Kerber upset eighth seed Li Na in the quarterfinals before her successful week came to an end, losing to world number one and eventual champion Victoria Azarenka.
Her ranking improved to a career high of No. In Miami, Kerber was upset in her opener against Zheng Jie. Kerber's next stop was the e-Boks Open in Copenhagen where she was the second seed.
After that, she defeated third seed and former world No. She won the title, defeating the top seed and defending champion Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets.
Germany lost the tie, however, at 3—2. She then reached the quarterfinals of the French Open where she lost to eventual finalist Sara Errani.
Kerber reached the final of the Eastbourne grass court tournament, losing to Tamira Paszek , having served for the championship at 5—3 in the deciding set and missing five match points.
In the second round, she defeated Ekaterina Makarova. She also defeated the No. In the fourth round, she won easily against the former world No.
In the quarterfinal, she defeated fellow German and 15th seeded Sabine Lisicki in three sets, having been down a break in the third.
At the London Olympics , Kerber was ranked No. In the mixed doubles, she played with Philipp Petzschner , losing in round one, and in the women's doubles she partnered Sabine Lisicki, losing in round two.
In the quarterfinals, Kerber defeated Serena Williams for the first time, winning in straight sets. This snapped Williams's match winning streak.
However, she fell to Li Na in the final in three sets. She lost in the fourth round to Sara Errani. She reached the quarterfinals of the China Open , but against Maria Sharapova.
At the season's conclusion, Kerber competed in her first year-end Championships , where she was seeded fifth. She exited the tournament in the round robin stage, without winning any matches.
Kerber began at the Brisbane International where she was seeded 4th. Kerber reached the fourth round of the Australian Open , making this the furthest she had ever progressed in the tournament.
She was subsequently defeated by Ekaterina Makarova after struggling with a back injury. Kerber then reached her first final of in Monterrey as the top seed.
She lost to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in three sets. This was immediately followed by a run to the semifinals at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix , where she fell in three sets to eventual champion Maria Sharapova.
Kerber then played the Mutua Madrid Open as the 6th seed. She reached the quarterfinals after defeating Svetlana Kuznetsova but was then being defeated by Ivanovic, again in straight sets; it was Kerber's second loss against her in three weeks.
Kerber made an early exit from Wimbledon , where she was a semifinalist the year before, losing in three sets to Kaia Kanepi in the second round.
In her second outing there, Kerber did not advance past the round robin stage. Kerber's first singles event of the season was at the Brisbane International , reaching the quarterfinals.
In Sydney , Kerber made the final, only to lose to Tsvetana Pironkova in straight sets. At the Open GdF Suez in Paris, she made it to the quarterfinals before losing to eventual tournament champion Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
Kerber played for Germany in the Fed Cup in February. Kerber then reached the final in Doha , losing to Simona Halep. Kerber reached the final at the Aegon International , losing to Madison Keys in three sets.
In the quarterfinals, she lost to Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets. In July, Kerber participated in Stanford where she was the 3rd seed.
She had a first round bye and, in her opening match, faced CoCo Vandeweghe , whom she defeated in three sets.
There she faced Serena Williams and lost despite having a lead in the first set. The following week, she played in Montreal where she was the 6th seed.
She received a first round bye again. Then she defeated Caroline Garcia before losing to the resurging Venus Williams in a tough three setter.
She then lost to Caroline Wozniacki in the third round. Kerber also lost in the third round of the US Open to unseeded year-old Belinda Bencic , after having defeated Ksenia Pervak and Alla Kudryavtseva in the first and second rounds respectively.
She then lost to Svitolina. The following week at the China Open , she lost to Svetlana Kuznetsova in round 3. Kerber did not qualify for the WTA Finals but entered the tournament as an alternate.
Kerber finished by representing Germany in the Fed Cup final. Despite losing the first set tiebreak, she avoided a second set bagel by coming back to win it 6—4.
Kerber began the season at the Brisbane International , reaching the quarterfinals before losing to Elina Svitolina in straight sets.
At the Australian Open , she suffered a first round loss to Irina-Camelia Begu , it was the first time Kerber had lost in the opening round of a Grand Slam tournament since Wimbledon in At the Diamond Games , Kerber suffered a shocking straight sets loss to Francesca Schiavone in her opener.
Following the loss, Kerber dropped out of the top 10 for the first time since At Dubai , Kerber lost to Flavia Pennetta in the third round in three sets.
The following week in Doha , Kerber drew wildcard Victoria Azarenka in the first round and lost in straight sets. In March, Kerber was seeded 13th in Indian Wells and received a first round bye.
However, she fell to Sloane Stephens in her opening match. At the Miami Open , Kerber was once again the 13th seed and had a first round bye.
She overcame British player Heather Watson in the second round to face Kuznetsova but lost in three sets.
At the Family Circle Cup , Kerber overcame a 4—2 third-set deficit to defeated Evgeniya Rodina and then cruised past Lara Arruabarrena to reach the last eight.
Her run continued with a win over Irina-Camelia Begu in two tiebreak sets and a straight sets win over fellow German and defending champion Andrea Petkovic to advance to her first final of where she faced Madison Keys.
She fought back from a 4—1 third set deficit to win, claiming her fourth WTA title and her first since Linz in October This was her first title on clay.
Kerber then played for Germany against Russia in the semifinals of the Fed Cup. She did not play on the first day, but on the second day she defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in straight sets, with the loss of one game.
The win, however, was not enough as Germany lost in the doubles allowing Russia to advance to the final. In the second round, she defeated Maria Sharapova in three sets.
She then defeated Ekaterina Makarova and Madison Brengle in straight sets to reach the final where she came back from being a set down and 5—3 down in the final set to defeated Caroline Wozniacki in three sets.
This was her fifth career title and saw her extend her winning streak on clay to eleven matches for the season. Kerber's winning streak came to an end in the hands of Samantha Stosur in the opening round in Madrid , which Kerber lost in three sets.
At Nürnberg , Kerber made it to semifinals, but conceded a walkover to Roberta Vinci. Kerber began her grass-court season at the Aegon Classic as the fourth seed and received a first-round bye.
This marked the first time Kerber had won more than two titles in a season. At the Wimbledon Championships as the 10th seed, Kerber easily defeated Carina Witthöft and Pavlyuchenkova to advance to the third round where she lost to eventual finalist Muguruza in three sets.
Kerber began her summer hard-court season at the Bank of the West Classic as the fifth seed. Defending finalist points, Kerber defeated Daria Gavrilova and Ana Konjuh in straight sets to advance to the quarterfinals.
Kerber won in three sets to collect her seventh career title. Kerber then reached the round of 16 at Toronto after defeating a pair of qualifiers Misaki Doi and Monica Puig but then fell short to Simona Halep in three sets.
At the US Open , 11th seeded Kerber defeated Alexandra Dulgheru and Karin Knapp in straight sets to set up a third-round match with Azarenka, a match she lost in three sets.
During the Asian swing, Kerber reached the quarterfinals in Tokyo where she lost to Wozniacki in three sets. She then advanced to the semifinals after CoCo Vandeweghe retired in the second set.
In the semifinals, she faced Muguruza for the fourth time that season and lost in straight sets. Her next tournament was the China Open where she had a first round bye.
Kerber then received a wildcard into the Hong Kong Open where she was the 2nd seed. In Sydney , she withdrew with gastrointestinal illness after defeating Elina Svitolina in the opening round.
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Her star sign is Capricorn. She was fond of playing tennis since her young age and began playing at the age of 3. Kerber turned professional in and played extremely at the starting period of her career.
In the year , she managed to reach in the final of an ITF event in Warsaw. The year , was incredible for her and she managed to reach four ITF finals, winning three of them.
She also reached in the semifinals of U. S Open, at that time she was ranked no. Kerber beat Johanna Konta in straight sets to reach her maiden Grand Slam final where she defeated defending champion and then-world No.
In , she managed to win two Grand Slam titles including the Australian Open. She also received an Olympic Silver medal in while representing Germany.
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