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Sharapova advances to WTA semifinals in straight sets

Sharapova advances to WTA semifinals in straight sets

PARIS, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova and Sara Errani each won in straight sets Friday to gain spots in the semifinals at the Open GDF Suez tennis tournament in Paris.
Errani moves into WTA quarterfinals in Paris

Errani moves into WTA quarterfinals in Paris

PARIS, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Sara Errani had five breaks in a straight-set, second-round win Thursday at the Open GDF Suez tennis tournament in Paris.
Li to No. 3 in rankings after Australian Open win

Li to No. 3 in rankings after Australian Open win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Li Na returned to the world No. 3 ranking Monday after winning the Australian Open and quarterfinalist Simona Halep made the Top 10 for the first time.
Ana Ivanovic ousts No. 1 Serena Williams at Australian Open

Ana Ivanovic ousts No. 1 Serena Williams at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Ana Ivanovic snapped Serena Williams' 25-match winning streak with a stunning three-set upset of the world's No. 1-ranked player Sunday at the Australian Open.
Serena Williams notches record-setting win at Australian Open

Serena Williams notches record-setting win at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- No. 1-ranked Serena Williams set a tournament record and ran her overall winning streak to 24 matches Friday with a third-round Australian Open victory.
Serena Williams ties match win record at Australian Open

Serena Williams ties match win record at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Serena Williams dropped only three games Wednesday in advancing to the Australian Open third round with a record-tying 60th match win at the tournament.
WTA titles boost Pironkova, Muguruza in rankings

WTA titles boost Pironkova, Muguruza in rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Tsvetana Pironkova and Garbine Muguruza made solid gains this week in the women's world tennis rankings after picking up their first WTA titles.
Serena Williams posts solid first-round win in Australia

Serena Williams posts solid first-round win in Australia

MELBOURNE, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- No. 1-ranked Serena Williams cruised through a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Ashleigh Barty Monday, beginning her quest for a sixth Australian Open title.

Muguruza wins WTA title at Hobart International in Australia

HOBART, Australia, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Qualifier Garbine Muguruza lost only four games Saturday in beating Klara Zakopalova for the championship at the Hobart International in Australia.
Azarenka could face three Top 5 players in Melbourne

Azarenka could face three Top 5 players in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Three Top 5 players are potentially ahead for Victoria Azarenka in her quest for a third consecutive Australian Open title.
Pironkova beats Kerber in Sydney, wins first WTA title

Pironkova beats Kerber in Sydney, wins first WTA title

SYDNEY, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Tsvetana Pironkova defeated world No. 9-ranked Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-4 Friday in collecting the first WTA title of her career.
Nadal, Serena named top seeds in Australia

Nadal, Serena named top seeds in Australia

MELBOURNE, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams were named the No. 1 seeds Thursday for the first major tennis championship of the year -- the Australian Open.
Pironkova reaches first WTA final

Pironkova reaches first WTA final

SYDNEY, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Tsvetana Pironkova ousted No. 2-seeded Petra Kvitova at the Apia International Sydney Thursday and advanced to her first WTA final.
Upset win has Pironkova in Sydney semifinals

Upset win has Pironkova in Sydney semifinals

SYDNEY, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Tsvetana Pironkova ousted third-seeded Sara Errani in gaining a place Wednesday in the semifinals of the Apia International Sydney tennis tournament.
Mattek-Sands pulls off major Sydney upset

Mattek-Sands pulls off major Sydney upset

SYDNEY, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Bethanie Mattek-Sands ousted top-seeded and defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska in straight sets Tuesday at the Apia International Sydney tennis tournament.
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Angelique Kerber
Serena Williams plays against Angelique Kerber during Round 1 of the U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in New York on August 27, 2007. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Angelique Kerber (born 18 January 1988 in Bremen) is a professional German tennis player of Polish descent, who has considered representing Poland. She began playing tennis aged five. Kerber has a career high ranking of World No. 45 in the world achieved on 17 January 2011. Although she has competed as a professional since 2003, and has won 11 ITF titles, she is still to win a WTA Tour title, having reached one final.

In 2003 obtained her first top 100 victory by defeating Marion Bartoli in the qualifying Draw of the MasterCard German Open 3–6, 6–3, 6–4.

In 2004 Kerber started the year by reaching the finals of an ITF event in Warsaw losing to Marta Domachowska 7–6, 3–6, 6–3 in the finals.She attained her 1st ITF title entering as a qualifier at Opole, Poland by defeating Elena Tatarkova 6–2, 6–2 in the finals.

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