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Angelique Kerber
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Angelique Kerber at Birmingham Open 2016
Country  Germany
Residence Puszczykowo, Poland
Born 18 January 1988 (1988-01-18) (age 33)
Bremen, West Germany
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro 2003
Plays Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $26,537,626
Official website angelique-kerber.de
Singles
Career record 588–304 (65.92%)
Career titles 12 WTA, 11 ITF
Highest ranking No. 1 (12 September 2016)
Current ranking No. 4 (16 July 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open W (2016)
French Open QF (2012, 2018)
Wimbledon W (2018)
US Open W (2016)
Other tournaments
Championships F (2016)
Olympic Games F (2016)
Doubles
Career record 57–61
Career titles 0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking No. 103 (26 August 2013)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2008, 2011, 2012)
French Open 2R (2012)
Wimbledon 3R (2011)
US Open 3R (2012)
Team Competitions
Fed Cup F (2014), record 13–12
Hopman Cup F (2018)
Last updated on: 12 July 2018.

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

Career statistics

Singles Grand Slam performance timeline

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

Singles: 4 (3 titles, 1 runner-up)

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

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)

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

Olympic finals

Singles: 1 (1 silver medal)

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

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