Angelique Kerber

US Open 2021: Teen Leylah Fernandez knocks out another champion to reach quarters

There would be no letdown for Leylah Fernandez after the biggest win of her fledgling career, the youngster soaking up the energy from a seething Louis Armstrong crowd after dropping the opening set to three-times Grand Slam winner Kerber.

Sep 06, 2021, 07:32 AM IST

In Pics: Top sportspersons who have pulled out of Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympic Games is being held under the shadow of COVID-19 pandemic. The Olympics are already delayed by a year, since they were supposed to take place in 2020 but even in 2021, the Games are struggling to attract top names from the world of sports. The likes of Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal, Serena Williams and Zuzana Hejnova have already pulled out of the Olympics for different reasons. In these collection of pictures we take a look at some of the top sportspersons giving Tokyo Olympics a miss.

Jul 16, 2021, 15:11 PM IST

Aus Open: Angelique Kerber informed to self-isolate after person tests Covid-19 positive on her charter flight

The Australian Open preparations took a strong hit as several players were informed not to practice for a fortnight as a precautionary measure to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus on Saturday. 

Jan 16, 2021, 18:41 PM IST

Netherlands' Kiki Bertens crowned virtual champion at Madrid Open

The online competition was held in the virtual Manolo Santana Stadium on PlayStation 4's Tennis World Tour.

May 02, 2020, 09:41 AM IST

Injured Simona Halep, Angelique Kerber pull out of Indian Wells

The tournament is the season`s first Premier Mandatory event and Romanian Halep, the reigning Wimbledon champion, has not shaken off a foot problem.

Mar 07, 2020, 18:15 PM IST

Simona Halep, Angelique Kerber race into Australian Open fourth round

Halep will now square off with Belgian tennis player Elise Mertens in the next round. 

Jan 25, 2020, 17:17 PM IST

Wimbledon: Serena Williams keeps calm and carries on in pursuit of number 24

Perhaps the imperious American did not need to amp it up against out-matched Czech Barbora Strycova in a 6-1 6-2 trouncing on a sunny Centre Court. It was that easy.

Jul 12, 2019, 15:57 PM IST

No surprise as Angelique Kerber shown the exit in first round

Add in a niggling ankle injury to her poor record on clay, there was little chance that the fifth-seeded German would win a tournament where she has never gone past the quarter-finals in 11 previous appearances.

May 26, 2019, 19:59 PM IST

Angelique Kerber out of Madrid Open with ankle injury

Petra Martic automatically qualified for the last-16 as a result of Kerber`s withdrawal. 

May 08, 2019, 00:08 AM IST

Victoria Azarenka sees off Angelique Kerber to reach Monterrey Open final

Azarenka will next lock horns against second-seed Garbine Muguruza of Venezuela in the summit showdown of the Monterrey Open.

Apr 07, 2019, 13:38 PM IST

Miami Open: Rain wipes out opening day's play at Hard Rock stadium

Once the rain disappears fans can expect a wide open tournament if the season follows the current trend. 

Mar 20, 2019, 12:10 PM IST

Bianca Andreescu emerges as Canada's next great hope after Indian Wells title

Andreescu, brimming with confidence, will now face questions at every turn about whether she has what it takes to become the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam singles title.

Mar 19, 2019, 12:10 PM IST

Wildcard Bianca Andreescu shocks Angelique Kerber to clinch Indian Wells title

Adreescu said she had visualized winning the tournament prior to the match, where she won her first career title despite playing with an injured right shoulder and cramp. 

Mar 18, 2019, 10:50 AM IST

Bianca Andreescu continues fairytale run to reach Indian Wells final

The 18-year-old Canadian continued her magical run by overcoming sixth-seeded Svitolina to set up a final with three-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber who beat Belinda Bencic 6-4 6-2.

Mar 17, 2019, 07:50 AM IST

Indian Wells: Angelique Kerber snaps Belinda Bencic's 12-match winning streak to reach final

With the win, Kerber has now set up a clash in the summit showdown against Canadian wildcard Bianca Andreescu. 

Mar 16, 2019, 17:20 PM IST

Angelique Kerber beats Venus Williams to enter Indian Wells semi-finals

Kerber, who is looking for a maiden title in Indian Wells, will next play Belinda Bencic after the Swiss beat world number five Karolina Pliskova earlier in the quarter-final.

Mar 15, 2019, 12:19 PM IST

Simona Halep sets up Doha semi-final clash against Elina Svitolina

Playing in her first tournament with new coach Thierry Van Cleemput, Halep raced to a 4-0 lead in the opening set before her ninth-seeded opponent Julia Goerges fought back to force a tiebreak.

Feb 15, 2019, 06:48 AM IST

Australian Open: Defeated Serena Williams denies 'choking' after shock exit

The seven-times champion lost a match point at 5-1 and saw another three disappear at 5-4 before crumbling to a 4-6, 6-4, 5-7 defeat to seventh seed Pliskova at Rod Laver Arena.

Jan 23, 2019, 13:58 PM IST

Unseeded Danielle Collins hammers Angelique Kerber to reach Australian Open quarters

Wimbledon champion Kerber mumbled to herself constantly, unable to show any fight she threw down her racquet in frustration that brought a warning from the umpire.

Jan 20, 2019, 13:02 PM IST

Australian Open 2019: Kerber wins battle of left-handers to progress to third round

The Wimbledon champion broke the 22-year-old Haddad Maia twice in the opening set and converted her first set point when the Brazilian sent a forehand wide for her 29th unforced error in the set.

Jan 16, 2019, 17:57 PM IST