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10 Things You Don’t Know About Angelique Kerber
Germany’s Angelique Kerber recently grabbed the limelight after she clinched a thrilling win over Czech Karolina Pliskova in the US Open final.

Germany’s Angelique Kerber recently grabbed the limelight after she clinched a thrilling win over Czech Karolina Pliskova in the US Open final.

Here are some of the facts about the new US open champion:

  • Angelique Kerber was born in Bremen, to a Polish father and a German mother.
  • She started playing tennis at age three and eventually joined the junior circuit.
  • Angelique Kerber made her debut in professional tennis at the age of 15.
  • Kerber has won eight singles titles, which includes a title each on every surface on the WTA tour.
  • She broke into the Top 100 with a defeat of Marion Bartoli in 2003
  • She achieved a career-high ranking of world No. 1 on September 12, 2016, becoming the twenty second and oldest player to achieve the number one ranking for the first time.
  • She is Known for her aggressive counter-punching all-court game and left-handed shots.
  • Kerber endorses Adidas clothes and Yonex racquets. In early 2015, she became an ambassador of the German car manufacturer Porsche
  • At the Olympic Games in Rio, Kerber lost to Mónica Puig in finals to settle for silver.
  • Kerber is the first German to win the women’s title at the Australian Open since Steffi Graf in 1994.

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