Kuznetsova Wins the Battle of the Grinders, Advances to Quarterfinals

By Ros Satar (June 2, 2013) PARIS - A  former winner of Roland Garros showed what took her to the title, as the 2009 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Angelique Kerber 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to advance to the quarterfinals. It may not have been the … [Read more...]

Sharapova Survives Another Three-Set Match to Move into Stuttgart Final

By Tumaini Carayol (April 27, 2013) STUTTGART - In a world where the phrase "counterpuncher" has become maimed and warped beyond reason and measure, Angelique Kerber epitomizes the word in its simplest form. The difference between Kerber and the … [Read more...]

Ivanovic Surprises Germany In World Group Playoff

By Tumaini Carayol (April 21, 2013) STUTTGART - There were few surprises on the first day of the Fed Cup World Group playoff tie between Germany and Serbia. As expected, Ana Ivanovic maneuvered past Mona Barthel in a tight three-set contest that … [Read more...]

Checking in with the Germans at Family Circle Cup

  By Stephanie Neppl (April 3, 2013) CHARLESTON, SC - A talented German contingency is in Charleston for the 2013 Family Circle Cup, but it has been a mixed week for its top stars.   A year ago, four Germans were in the top 20: Andrea … [Read more...]

Wozniacki Grinds Past Kerber To Reach BNP Paribas Open Final

(March 15, 2013) Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki rallied to upset No. 4 seed Angelique Kerber 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 to advance to the final of the BNP Paribas Open, her third time in the finals in the past four years. Wozniacki, seeded eighth won Indian … [Read more...]

Birthday Girl Kerber Fends Off Keys to Advance at Australian Open

(January 18, 2013) Celebrating her 25th birthday, Germany’s Angelique Kerber held back a challenge from 17-year-old American Madison Keys 6-2, 7-5 to move into the round of 16 at the Australian Open on Thursday. The first set opened with three … [Read more...]

Radwanska Extends Win Streak to Eleven

(January 16, 2013) World No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska extended her 2013 unbeaten streak to 11 after completing a routine 6-3, 6-3 win over Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu at the Australian Open on Wednesday in Melbourne. ''I'm very happy to be playing my … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Tops No. 1 Azarenka at WTA Championships

(October 25, 2012) Serena Williams completed a perfect 3-0 round-robin record in the Red Group at the WTA Championships in Istanbul with a 6-4, 6—4 win over No. 1 Victoria Azarenka. Williams raised her overall record against Azarenka to 11-1. Despite … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Dusts Off Rust to Polish Off Kerber in Istanbul

(October 23, 2012) Serena Williams defeated Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-1 in her first match since capturing the US Open title in September at the WTA Championships in Istanbul Turkey on Tuesday in round-robin play.   The match stayed close in the … [Read more...]

Draws Made for TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships

ISTANBUL (October 21, 2012) – The draws have been made for the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships. The draw ceremony was held this evening at the Ciragan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul, Turkey. Tuesday's Order of Play Tuesday, October 23, … [Read more...]