Angelique Kerber life and biography

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Angelique Kerber biography

Date of birth : 1988-01-18
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Bremen, Germany
Nationality : German
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-28
Credited as : Professional Tennis player, WTA tour,

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Angelique Kerber is a professional German tennis player. She began playing tennis aged five. Kerber has a career high ranking of No. 45 in the world achieved on 17 January 2011.


In 2010, Kerber qualified for the 2010 Australian Open where she reached her first third round in a Grand Slam by upsetting Olga Govortsova 6–3, 6–3 and 23rd seed Aravane Rezaï 6–2, 6–3 before losing to Svetlana Kuznetsova in a close three-setter 3–6, 7–5, 6–4. She the reached her first WTA Tour finals in 2010 Copa Sony Ericsson Colsanitas losing to Mariana Duque Mariño 6–4 6–3 after upsetting top-seed Gisela Dulko 7–5, 6–3 in the semi-finals. She then reached the second round of 2010 MPS Group Championships losing to Varvara Lepchenko. She also reached the third round of 2010 Family Circle Cup losing to Daniela Hantuchová 6–7(6) 7–5 6–3 and the Quarterfinals of the 2010 Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem losing to Renata Voráčová 7–5 6–2. At the 2010 French Open she lost in the second round to Aravane Rezaï 6–2 2–6 6–3. In grass she reached the third round of 2010 AEGON Classic losing to eventual champion Li Na and the first round of 2010 UNICEF Open losing to Justine Henin. She played in the 2010 Wimbledon Championships where she made it in the third round after defeating Sania Mirza 6–4, 6–1 and upsetting 13th seed Shahar Pe'er 3–6, 6–3, 6–4 then losing to Jarmila Groth 6–3, 7–5.

Angelique reached her first quarter-final of the year at the start of the season at 2011 Moorilla Hobart International before losing to Bethanie Mattek-Sands. That led to a six match losing streak which lasted till the 2011_The_Bahamas_Women's_Open_–_Singles where she reached final before losing to Anastasia Yakimova. She than reached second round at 2011_Sony_Ericsson_Open_–_Women's_Singles losing to Francesca Schiavone.


Coached by Artur Pawlowski
Started playing tennis at age 3
Mother's name is Beata (also her manager); father's name is Slawek; has one sister, Jessica
Speaks German, Polish, English
Enjoys shopping, sleeping, swimming, spending time with friends.

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