Top seed reaches Cincy quarterfinals

CINCINNATI, July 18 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Anna Chakvetadze rallied from an early deficit in the first set Wednesday to defeat Anda Perianu in the second round of the Western & Southern Financ

Sharapova, Mauresmo win at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England, June 26 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Maria Sharapova and defending champion Amelie Mauresmo each notched straight-set first-round victories Tuesday at Wimbledon.

Jankovic advances in Wimbledon tune-up

'S HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, June 21 (UPI) -- Jelena Jankovic, the top seed, solidified her preparation for Wimbledon Thursday, coasting past Alona Bondarenko in the Ordina Open, 6-2, 6-1.

Jankovic moves into Birmingham quarters

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 15 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic rallied for a third-round win Friday at the rain-plagued $200,000 DFS Classic grass-court tennis tournament in England.

Hantuchova, Li advance in DFS Classic

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 12 (UPI) -- No. 3-seeded Daniela Hantuchova and fourth-seeded Na Li each had second-round wins at the grass-court $200,000 DFS Classic tennis tournament in England.

Jankovic takes French Open first-round win

PARIS, May 29 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Jelena Jankovic dropped just four games in collecting a first-round victory Tuesday at the French Open.

Clijsters wins second-rounder in Belgium

HASSELT, Belgium, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Top-seeded and local favorite Kim Clijsters posted a straight-set victory in the second round of the $175,000 Gaz de France tennis tournament in Belgium.
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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)

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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