Angelique Kerber trifft in der 1. Runde der Australian Open auf eine Siegerin der Qualifikation. Das ergab die Auslosung in Melbourne am Mittwoch. Wow! Angelique Kerber hat die Australian Open gewonnen. Die Kielerin bezwang in Melbourne in einem begeisternden Finale Serena Williams aus den USA. Oh, wie schade Angelique Kerber (32) ist bei den Australian Open ausgeschieden. Anastasija Pawljutschenkowa war im Viertelfinale zu stark.
Australian Open 2020 - Auslosung | Losglück für Angelique Kerber und Julia GörgesWow! Angelique Kerber hat die Australian Open gewonnen. Die Kielerin bezwang in Melbourne in einem begeisternden Finale Serena Williams aus den USA. Angelique Kerber of Germany celebrates winning the Women's Singles Final against Serena Williams of the United States during day 13 of the Australian. Angelique Kerber ist nach gutem Start ins Achtelfinale der Australian Open gegen Anastassija Pawljutschenkowa letztendlich doch.
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This snapped Williams's match winning streak. However, she fell to Li Na in the final in three sets. She lost in the fourth round to Sara Errani.
She reached the quarterfinals of the China Open , but against Maria Sharapova. At the season's conclusion, Kerber competed in her first year-end Championships , where she was seeded fifth.
She exited the tournament in the round robin stage, without winning any matches. Kerber began at the Brisbane International where she was seeded 4th.
Kerber reached the fourth round of the Australian Open , making this the furthest she had ever progressed in the tournament. She was subsequently defeated by Ekaterina Makarova after struggling with a back injury.
Kerber then reached her first final of in Monterrey as the top seed. She lost to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in three sets. This was immediately followed by a run to the semifinals at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix , where she fell in three sets to eventual champion Maria Sharapova.
Kerber then played the Mutua Madrid Open as the 6th seed. She reached the quarterfinals after defeating Svetlana Kuznetsova but was then being defeated by Ivanovic, again in straight sets; it was Kerber's second loss against her in three weeks.
Kerber made an early exit from Wimbledon , where she was a semifinalist the year before, losing in three sets to Kaia Kanepi in the second round.
In her second outing there, Kerber did not advance past the round robin stage. Kerber's first singles event of the season was at the Brisbane International , reaching the quarterfinals.
In Sydney , Kerber made the final, only to lose to Tsvetana Pironkova in straight sets. At the Open GdF Suez in Paris, she made it to the quarterfinals before losing to eventual tournament champion Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
Kerber played for Germany in the Fed Cup in February. Kerber then reached the final in Doha , losing to Simona Halep.
Kerber reached the final at the Aegon International , losing to Madison Keys in three sets. In the quarterfinals, she lost to Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets.
In July, Kerber participated in Stanford where she was the 3rd seed. She had a first round bye and, in her opening match, faced CoCo Vandeweghe , whom she defeated in three sets.
There she faced Serena Williams and lost despite having a lead in the first set. The following week, she played in Montreal where she was the 6th seed.
She received a first round bye again. Then she defeated Caroline Garcia before losing to the resurging Venus Williams in a tough three setter.
She then lost to Caroline Wozniacki in the third round. Kerber also lost in the third round of the US Open to unseeded year-old Belinda Bencic , after having defeated Ksenia Pervak and Alla Kudryavtseva in the first and second rounds respectively.
She then lost to Svitolina. The following week at the China Open , she lost to Svetlana Kuznetsova in round 3. Kerber did not qualify for the WTA Finals but entered the tournament as an alternate.
Kerber finished by representing Germany in the Fed Cup final. Despite losing the first set tiebreak, she avoided a second set bagel by coming back to win it 6—4.
Kerber began the season at the Brisbane International , reaching the quarterfinals before losing to Elina Svitolina in straight sets.
At the Australian Open , she suffered a first round loss to Irina-Camelia Begu , it was the first time Kerber had lost in the opening round of a Grand Slam tournament since Wimbledon in At the Diamond Games , Kerber suffered a shocking straight sets loss to Francesca Schiavone in her opener.
Following the loss, Kerber dropped out of the top 10 for the first time since At Dubai , Kerber lost to Flavia Pennetta in the third round in three sets.
The following week in Doha , Kerber drew wildcard Victoria Azarenka in the first round and lost in straight sets. In March, Kerber was seeded 13th in Indian Wells and received a first round bye.
However, she fell to Sloane Stephens in her opening match. At the Miami Open , Kerber was once again the 13th seed and had a first round bye.
She overcame British player Heather Watson in the second round to face Kuznetsova but lost in three sets. At the Family Circle Cup , Kerber overcame a 4—2 third-set deficit to defeated Evgeniya Rodina and then cruised past Lara Arruabarrena to reach the last eight.
Her run continued with a win over Irina-Camelia Begu in two tiebreak sets and a straight sets win over fellow German and defending champion Andrea Petkovic to advance to her first final of where she faced Madison Keys.
She fought back from a 4—1 third set deficit to win, claiming her fourth WTA title and her first since Linz in October This was her first title on clay.
Kerber then played for Germany against Russia in the semifinals of the Fed Cup. She did not play on the first day, but on the second day she defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in straight sets, with the loss of one game.
The win, however, was not enough as Germany lost in the doubles allowing Russia to advance to the final. In the second round, she defeated Maria Sharapova in three sets.
She then defeated Ekaterina Makarova and Madison Brengle in straight sets to reach the final where she came back from being a set down and 5—3 down in the final set to defeated Caroline Wozniacki in three sets.
This was her fifth career title and saw her extend her winning streak on clay to eleven matches for the season. Kerber's winning streak came to an end in the hands of Samantha Stosur in the opening round in Madrid , which Kerber lost in three sets.
At Nürnberg , Kerber made it to semifinals, but conceded a walkover to Roberta Vinci. Kerber began her grass-court season at the Aegon Classic as the fourth seed and received a first-round bye.
This marked the first time Kerber had won more than two titles in a season. At the Wimbledon Championships as the 10th seed, Kerber easily defeated Carina Witthöft and Pavlyuchenkova to advance to the third round where she lost to eventual finalist Muguruza in three sets.
Kerber began her summer hard-court season at the Bank of the West Classic as the fifth seed. Defending finalist points, Kerber defeated Daria Gavrilova and Ana Konjuh in straight sets to advance to the quarterfinals.
Kerber won in three sets to collect her seventh career title. Kerber then reached the round of 16 at Toronto after defeating a pair of qualifiers Misaki Doi and Monica Puig but then fell short to Simona Halep in three sets.
At the US Open , 11th seeded Kerber defeated Alexandra Dulgheru and Karin Knapp in straight sets to set up a third-round match with Azarenka, a match she lost in three sets.
During the Asian swing, Kerber reached the quarterfinals in Tokyo where she lost to Wozniacki in three sets. She then advanced to the semifinals after CoCo Vandeweghe retired in the second set.
In the semifinals, she faced Muguruza for the fourth time that season and lost in straight sets.
Her next tournament was the China Open where she had a first round bye. Kerber then received a wildcard into the Hong Kong Open where she was the 2nd seed.
In Sydney , she withdrew with gastrointestinal illness after defeating Elina Svitolina in the opening round.
Kerber was the seventh seed at the Australian Open and defeated Misaki Doi in the first round, having been a match point down. She then scored a triplet of straight-set wins over Alexandra Dulgheru , Brengle, and compatriot Annika Beck to reach her first quarterfinal in Melbourne, completing the sweep of quarterfinal appearances at all four Grand Slams in the process.
In the quarterfinals, she avenged her Brisbane loss by defeating two-time champion Victoria Azarenka in straight sets, her first win against the Belarusian, to advance to her third Grand Slam semifinal.
Kerber defeated Johanna Konta in straight sets to reach her maiden Grand Slam final where she defeated defending champion and then-world No.
Her next appearance was at the Fed Cup. She then withdrew from the Dubai Tennis Championships due to a right thigh injury.
Kerber's next tournament was the Qatar Open. She had a first round bye but lost to Zheng Saisai in straight sets. However, this lasted a week before Kerber was able to reclaim her ranking in Miami by advancing to the semifinals.
Her next event was the Volvo Car Open , where she was the top seed and defending champion. She reached the semifinals to face Sloane Stephens and she was forced to retire due to a viral illness.
Failing to defend her points, Kerber once again allowed Radwanska to surpass her as the world No. Next, she defeated Simona Halep, losing only four games, to earn her first victory over the Romanian in four career meetings.
Her two wins helped Germany to stay in the World Group next year by defeating Romania 4—1. Her next tournament was the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix , where she was the defending champion.
There she faced compatriot and qualifier Laura Siegemund , who had defeated three top-ten players en route to the final.
Kerber managed to defend her title, winning ten games in a row from 2—4 down in the first set to defeat Siegemund in straight sets and ensure her second title of the year.
Following opening-round losses in Madrid and Rome, Kerber also lost in the first round of the French Open to eventual semifinalist Kiki Bertens.
Prior to the Wimbledon Championships , Kerber played at the Birmingham Classic where she was the defending champion.
In the semifinals, she defeated Venus Williams in straight sets to advance to her second major final, on 9 July, where she lost in straight sets to Serena Williams in a rematch of their Australian Open encounter.
After her Wimbledon campaign, Kerber played at the Swedish Open where she withdrew before her second round match due to an injury.
She then lost to Simona Halep in a rematch of their Wimbledon quarterfinal. Kerber was, therefore, unable to unseat Williams at No.
In Wuhan, in her first tournament since claiming the world No. In her first two matches of the tournament, she defeated Katerina Siniakova and Barbora Strycova both in straight sets.
In the round of 16, she lost to Elina Svitolina. Her next tournament she played was the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open, there she defeated Maria Sakkari , in straight sets, and the American Louisa Chirico , in three sets, before losing in the quarterfinals to Australia's Daria Gavrilova in straight sets.
This withdrawal secured Kerber's spot at the summit of the WTA rankings for the rest of the year. This was Kerber's first time ending the year with the No.
At the start of the season, Kerber competed in the Brisbane International as the top seed. After receiving a first round bye, Kerber won her opening match against Ashleigh Barty in three sets but then lost to Elina Svitolina in the quarterfinals.
Kerber then competed at Apia International Sydney where she received a first-round bye but proceeded to lose her opening match to Russian teenager Daria Kasatkina.
After early lackluster performances, Kerber entered the Australian Open as the defending champion and top seed for the first time at a Grand Slam tournament.
She faced Lesia Tsurenko in the first round and defeated her in three sets after squandering match point in the second set.
Kerber then lost to CoCo Vandeweghe in the fourth round winning only five games and ending her title defense. After Serena Williams won the tournament, she amassed enough points to take back her top ranking from Kerber.
At the former, she received a first-round bye before losing to Daria Kasatkina once again. At the latter, Kerber also received a first-round bye and defeated Mona Barthel to set up a rematch of her Olympic final against Monica Puig , which she won in straight sets.
She then defeated Ana Konjuh to reach her first semifinal in Dubai, losing there to Svitolina. This defeat prevented Kerber from returning to world No.
At the BNP Paribas Open seeded 2nd, Kerber received a bye into the second round defeating fellow countrywoman Andrea Petkovic , followed by a tight three set win over Pauline Parmentier before losing to eventual champion Elena Vesnina in the fourth round.
She lost to Venus Williams in the quarterfinals at the Miami event. Kerber regained the world No. In Monterrey she reached the final. Kerber began the clay court season with a loss in Stuttgart to eventual runner-up Kristina Mladenovic which dropped her from the top slot.
Then she retired in the third match of Madrid , but due to Serena's absence became world No. At the start of Kerber's grass court season, she reached the quarterfinals of the Eastbourne International , before being defeated by home favourite Johanna Konta.
Her woes continued into the US hard court swing where she lost to Sloane Stephens in the opening round of the Rogers Cup.
With this loss Kerber dropped out of the top Her struggles continued beyond the US Open. At the Wuhan Open she lost in the first round to eventual champion Caroline Garcia.
At Luxembourg Kerber lost to Monica Puig. With the two women continuing their high-quality tennis the opening set, the set sailed into the breaker.
The Russian led by in the breaker, Kerber quickly curtailed the point difference by With Pavlyuchenkova slamming a forehand winner the Russian led by Despite making a sluggish start, Kerber was responding to the powerful shots from Pavlyuchenkova wisely.
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