Angelique Kerber

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Angelique Kerber
Kerber BM16 (37) (27698685691).jpg
Angelique Kerber at Birmingham Open 2016
Country (sports) Germany
ResidencePuszczykowo, Poland
Born (1988-01-18) 18 January 1988 (age 31)
Bremen, West Germany
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro2003
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachWim Fissette (Dec. 2017—present)
Prize money$26,537,626
Official websiteangelique-kerber.de
Singles
Career record588–304 (65.92%)
Career titles12 WTA, 11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 1 (12 September 2016)
Current rankingNo. 4 (16 July 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenW (2016)
French OpenQF (2012, 2018)
WimbledonW (2018)
US OpenW (2016)
Other tournaments
Tour FinalsF (2016)
Olympic GamesF (2016)
Doubles
Career record57–61
Career titles0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 103 (26 August 2013)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2008, 2011, 2012)
French Open2R (2012)
Wimbledon3R (2011)
US Open3R (2012)
Team competitions
Fed CupF (2014), record 13–12
Hopman CupF (2018)
Last updated on: 12 July 2018.

Angelique Kerber (born 18 January 1988 in Bremen, Germany) is a professional tennis player from Germany.[1] She is three time Grand Slam champion, having won Australian Open and U S Open in 2016 and Wimbledon in 2018.[2][3] In September, 2016, Kerber became the oldest female player to hold world no. 1 ranking for the first time.[4] She also won silver medal at 2016 Summer Olympics while representing Germany.[5]

Career statistics[change | change source]

Singles Grand Slam performance timeline[change | change source]

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q1 2R 1R 3R 1R 3R 4R 4R 1R W 4R SF 1 / 11 26–10 72%
French Open 1R 1R Q2 2R 1R QF 4R 4R 3R 1R 1R QF 0 / 11 17–11 61%
Wimbledon 1R 1R Q2 3R 1R SF 2R QF 3R F 4R W 1 / 11 30–10 75%
US Open 1R Q1 2R 1R SF 4R 4R 3R 3R W 1R 1 / 10 23–9 72%
Win–Loss 0–3 1–3 1–2 5–4 5–4 14–4 10–4 12–4 6–4 20–2 6–4 16–2 3 / 43 96–40 71%

Grand Slam tournament finals[change | change source]

Singles: 4 (3 titles, 1 runner-up)[change | change source]

Outcome Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 2016 Australian Open Hard United States Serena Williams 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 2016 Wimbledon Grass United States Serena Williams 5–7, 3–6
Winner 2016 US Open Hard Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 2018 Wimbledon Grass United States Serena Williams 6–3, 6–3

WTA Championships finals[change | change source]

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)[change | change source]

Outcome Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 2016 Singapore Hard (i) Slovakia Dominika Cibulková 3–6, 4–6

Olympic finals[change | change source]

Singles: 1 (1 silver medal)[change | change source]

Outcome Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Silver 2016 Summer Olympics Hard Puerto Rico Monica Puig 4–6, 6–4, 1–6

References[change | change source]