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Pliskova, Eastbourne, title, clash, Kerber

Pliskova sets up Eastbourne title clash with Kerber

06 June, 2019 11:33 pm 11:33 pm

EASTBOURNE (Reuters) – Karolina Pliskova scythed down Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-1 6-2 on Friday to move into the Eastbourne final, where she will meet reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber. The world number three, who has not dropped a set so far in Eastbourne, fired 21 winners and never faced a break point to … Read More

Kerber, Halep, Eastbourne, semi-finals

Kerber swats aside Halep to reach Eastbourne semi-finals

06 June, 2019 9:37 pm 9:37 pm

EASTBOURNE (Reuters) – Angelique Kerber’s Wimbledon preparation gained momentum as she thumped Simona Halep 6-4, 6-3 in a battle of former world number ones to reach the semi-finals at Eastbourne on Thursday. The Wimbledon champion converted five out of seven break points to secure the win and set up a last-four clash with Ons Jabeur. … Read More

Andreescu, Kerber, win, Indian Wells, title

Teenager Andreescu stuns Kerber to win Indian Wells title

03 March, 2019 12:42 pm 12:42 pm

INDIAN WELLS (Reuters) – Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu stunned three-times Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber 6-4 3-6 6-4 to win the BNP Paribas Open and capture her first career title in Indian Wells on Sunday. Andreescu used creative and aggressive shot-making to defeat the German despite suffering with a troublesome right shoulder and leg cramps … Read More

Kerber banishes US Open hangover with first round win

08 August, 2018 9:54 am 9:54 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fourth seed Angelique Kerber showed that she has fully recovered from last year’s US Open hangover by disposing of Russian Margarita Gasparyan 7-6(5) 6-3 on Tuesday to reach the second round at Flushing Meadows. Champion in 2016, Kerber’s title defence ended almost before it began 12 months ago with the German … Read More