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Angelique Kerber

Born: January 18, 1988 (age 33)

Height: 5' 8" (173cm)

Hometown: Bremen, West Germany
Nationality: Germany German
Current Rank (Apr 17): No. 1 (7,335 points)
Angelique Kerber returns the ball to Varvara Lepchenko during their third round match of the French Open on May 31, 2013
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Sports Mole has 303 articles about Angelique Kerber. Articles 1 to 40:
Karolina Pliskova celebrates at Wimbledon on July 6, 2021
Wimbledon day 11: Karolina Pliskova books spot in final
The Czech will take on fellow first-time Wimbledon singles finalist and top seed Ashleigh Barty on Saturday.
Jul 8, 20:58
Ashleigh Barty celebrates at Wimbledon on July 6, 2021
Ashleigh Barty opens up on "pretty special" achievement
Ashleigh Barty was forced out of the French Open with a hip injury but has won six matches in a row at Wimbledon.
Jul 8, 18:01
Ashleigh Barty celebrates at Wimbledon on July 6, 2021
Result: Ashleigh Barty beats Angelique Kerber to reach Wimbledon final
Australian Ashleigh Barty is one step away from emulating her mentor Evonne Goolagong, who won her second title here in 1980.
Jul 8, 15:26
Ashleigh Barty celebrates at Wimbledon on July 6, 2021
Ashleigh Barty: 'Loss to Angelique Kerber brought me new focus'
Angelique Kerber beat Ashleigh Barty in the final of the 2018 Sydney Open and the Australian left the court knowing what she needed to do to get to the next level.
Jul 7, 14:43
Angelique Kerber celebrates at Wimbledon on July 6, 2021
Angelique Kerber: 'I never stopped believing in myself'
The 2018 Wimbledon winner set up a last-four meeting with world number one Ashleigh Barty.
Jul 6, 20:38
Ashleigh Barty celebrates at Wimbledon on July 6, 2021
Ashleigh Barty: 'I used my weapons better today'
The 25-year-old powered into the semi-finals for the first time after hitting 23 winners, including an ace on match point, in a ruthless 6-1 6-3 win.
Jul 6, 20:33
Ashleigh Barty celebrates at Wimbledon on July 5, 2021
Ashleigh Barty eases past Ajla Tomljanovic into Wimbledon semis
The Australian will face Angelique Kerber in the last four.
Jul 6, 18:47
Angelique Kerber celebrates at Wimbledon on July 6, 2021
Angelique Kerber eases into Wimbledon semi-finals
The German won this tournament in 2018.
Jul 6, 16:53
Angelique Kerber celebrates at Wimbledon on July 5, 2021
Angelique Kerber: 'Wimbledon crowds have given me new energy'
The 2018 champion returned to the scene of her greatest triumph to show Coco Gauff who was the Centre Court boss.
Jul 5, 21:09
Angelique Kerber celebrates at Wimbledon on July 5, 2021
Angelique Kerber powers past Coco Gauff in fourth round at Wimbledon
The German is the only former title winner left in the women's draw.
Jul 5, 18:48
Germany's Angelique Kerber reacts during her second round match against Lauren Davis on July 4, 2019
Angelique Kerber to face Coco Gauff as Wimbledon heads into second week
Angelique Kerber was the champion in 2018 when she beat Serena Williams in the final.
Jul 4, 14:34
Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic in action during her third round match against Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko on July 3, 2021
Jelena Ostapenko has "zero respect" for Ajla Tomljanovic
Emma Raducanu continues to light up the tournament.
Jul 3, 18:28
Ashleigh Barty pictured at Wimbledon on June 29, 2021
Ashleigh Barty pays tribute to Carla Suarez Navarro after Wimbledon win
Angelique Kerber and Venus Williams secured contrasting victories before the rain returned in SW19.
Jun 29, 17:57
Naomi Osaka pictured at the Australian Open in February 2021
Naomi Osaka could be thrown out of French Open
Naomi Osaka has been fined 15,000 US dollars for refusing to do a press conference after her first-round win.
May 30, 17:21
Ashleigh Barty pictured at the Australian Open on February 17, 2021
Miami Open roundup: Ashleigh Barty reaches third round
Ashleigh Barty won the title in Miami in 2019 but had not travelled abroad for a tournament since February 2020.
Mar 25, 22:58
Rafael Nadal reacts after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas at the ATP Finals on November 19, 2020
Five talking talking points ahead of this year's Australian Open
The PA news agency looks at five of the pressing issues ahead of the event at Melbourne Park.
Feb 3, 08:11
Heather Watson in action at the French Open on September 29, 2020
Heather Watson credits Australian border TV programmes for quarantine prep
She left quarantine on Friday and told reporters it had been a 'tough' experience that had required her to stay positive.
Feb 2, 08:27
Germany's Angelique Kerber reacts during her second round match against Lauren Davis on July 4, 2019
More Australian Open players forced into isolation
Forty-seven had already been told they had to stay in their rooms for 14 days.
Jan 17, 15:48
Andy Murray reacts after losing against Stan Wawrinka at the French Open on September 27, 2020
Craig Tiley insists Australian Open players were made aware of isolation risks
Forty seven players will have to remain in their hotel rooms for 14 days.
Jan 16, 23:37
Rafael Nadal reacts after beating Diego Schwartzman to reach the French Open final on October 9, 2020
French Open roundup: Djokovic and Nadal set up mouthwatering final clash
The story of the 13th day of action at Roland Garros.
Oct 9, 22:33
Petra Kvitova celebrates reaching the Aussie Open final on January 24, 2019
US Open roundup: Angelique Kerber, Petra Kvitova secure third-round spots
The former Wimbledon champions came through tough matches.
Sep 2, 20:05
Naomi Osaka in action at the US Open on August 29, 2019
US Open: Naomi Osaka earns hard-fought win, Coco Gauff falls at first hurdle
The 22-year-old plans to wear a mask bearing the name of a different shooting victim for each round.
Sep 1, 08:24
Germany's Angelique Kerber reacts during her second round match against Lauren Davis on July 4, 2019
Angelique Kerber blames lack of energy for Wimbledon exit
Lauren Davis pulled off a major shock.
Jul 4, 21:15
Lauren Davis celebrates beating Angelique Kerber on July 4, 2019
Lauren Davis hails Angelique Kerber scalp as biggest win of career
Defending champion is going home.
Jul 4, 19:46
Germany's Angelique Kerber reacts during her second round match against Lauren Davis on July 4, 2019
Wimbledon 2019: Ashleigh Barty progresses as Angelique Kerber crashes out
The German was beaten by lucky loser Lauren Davis.
Jul 4, 19:12
Germany's Angelique Kerber reacts during her second round match against Lauren Davis on July 4, 2019
Result: Defending Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber crashes out in second round
Lucky loser Davis came from a set down to win on Court Two.
Jul 4, 18:17
Serena Williams in action at Wimbledon on July 2, 2019
Serena Williams insists she is at full fitness in bid for eighth Wimbledon title
The American won her first-round clash.
Jul 2, 22:19
Angelique Kerber in action at Wimbledon on July 2, 2019
Kerber, Barty through at Wimbledon but Muguruza crashes out
Britain's Johanna Konta was another winner on day two at Wimbledon.
Jul 2, 17:30
Germany's Angelique Kerber celebrates winning the Wimbledon women's singles final with the trophy on July 14, 2018
Wimbledon 2019: What to look out for on day two at SW19
Eight Brits are in action.
Jul 2, 08:52
Germany's Angelique Kerber celebrates winning the Wimbledon women's singles final with the trophy on July 14, 2018
Angelique Kerber not daunted by tough draw as she relishes Wimbledon defence
The German beat Serena Williams in last year's final.
Jun 30, 13:01
Venus Williams pictured at the French Open on May 26, 2019
Result: Angelique Kerber, Venus Williams suffer first-round French Open exits
Kerber was defeated by teenager Anastasia Potapova while Williams lost to Elina Svitolina.
May 26, 19:14
Kylian Mbappe celebrates scoring for PSG on January 19, 2019
Kylian Mbappe takes on Luka Modric at Laureus Awards
PSG's Kylian Mbappe will take on Luka Modric, Novak Djokovic and LeBron James at next month's Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco.
Jan 23, 08:30
Ashleigh Barty in action at the Australian Open on January 20, 2019
Result: Ashleigh Barty first Australian into last eight at Melbourne in a decade
Barty won nine games in a row before quashing a Sharapova fightback to win 4-6 6-1 6-4.
Jan 20, 06:47
Germany's Angelique Kerber celebrates winning the Wimbledon women's singles final with the trophy on July 14, 2018
Result: Angelique Kerber overcomes Serena Williams to clinch Wimbledon title
Angelique Kerber beats Serena Williams in straight sets to win her first Wimbledon title.
Jul 14, 17:28
Serena Williams in action during her Wimbledon semi-final against Julia Goerges on July 12, 2018
Result: Serena Williams reaches 10th Wimbledon final
Serena Williams books her place in a 10th Wimbledon final - and a first since giving birth - courtesy of a straight-sets victory over Julia Goerges.
Jul 12, 16:11
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Result: Angelique Kerber advances to Wimbledon final
Angelique Kerber books her spot in the 2018 Wimbledon women's final courtesy of a 6-3 6-3 win over Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko.
Jul 12, 14:28
Spain's Garbine Muguruza in action during her quarter-final match against Russia's Maria Sharapova on June 6, 2018
Result: Garbine Muguruza thrashes Maria Sharapova in French Open quarter-finals
Garbine Muguruza reaches the French Open semi-finals with a dominant win over Maria Sharapova on Wednesday afternoon.
Jun 6, 14:33
Simona Halep celebrates match point over Elina Svitolina at the French Open on June 7, 2017
Result: Simona Halep knocks out defending champion Angelique Kerber to reach final
Simona Halep beats defending champion Angelique Kerber 6-3 4-6 9-7 to reach the final of the Australian Open, where she will face Caroline Wozniacki.
Jan 25, 10:13
Angelique Kerber celebrates a point during the US Open final on September 10, 2016
Result: Angelique Kerber thrashes Maria Sharapova at Australian Open
Angelique Kerber is through to the Australian Open fourth round after conceding just four games in a win over Maria Sharapova.
Jan 20, 10:03
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Johanna Konta withdraws from Eastbourne with back injury
British number one Johanna Konta emerges as a doubt for Wimbledon after withdrawing from her semi-final match in Eastbourne with a back injury.
Jun 30, 11:09

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Thursday's key events


ROWING
· Comeback queen and super-mum Helen Glover goes for her third Olympic gold alongside Polly Swann in the women's pair final (1.30am)
· There is also a medal on offer for GB pair Emily Craig and Imogen Grant in the lightweight women's double scull final (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· As second-fastest qualifier for the final, Team GB's James Wilby is among the medal contenders in the men's 200m breaststroke (2.44am)
· Alys Thomas takes part in the women's 200m butterfly final, although he faces a difficult task to challenge for the medals (3.28am)
· Caeleb Dressel of the USA has been touted by some as the successor to Michael Phelps, and he has the chance to notch up a fourth Olympic gold in the men's 100m freestyle final (3.37am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· After Team GB's men narrowly missed out on a medal, the women get their campaign underway against the Russian Olympic Committee (3am) and New Zealand (10.30am)

HOCKEY
· It is a Great Britain vs. Netherlands double-header, with the men up first in Pool B (4.15am)
· Most eyes will be on the women's showdown between the two nations, though, as Netherlands - the world's best team - look to gain revenge on GB for defeat in the 2016 Olympic final (11am)

CANOE SLALOM
· Mallory Franklin takes part in the women's canoe semi-final, and will hope to do enough to qualify for the final later in the day (6am-8.45am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· With Simone Biles now out of the women's all-around final, the competition has been blown wide open. Team GB twins Jessica and Jennifer Gadirova are among those taking part (11.50am-2.05pm)

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