Angelique Kerber wins Australian Open Title of 2016 of Tennis [ Current Affairs ]

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Angelique Kerber was born on 18th January 1988. She is a German professional tennis player from Poland. She started her career as tennis player in year 2003. Currently she is ranked as world’s no. 2 tennis player by winning Grand slam at 2016 Australian Open title.

About her achievements:

  • Angelique Kerber has won eight singles titles and at least one title on every surface on the WTA Tour.
  • She has also won further five titles at the Premier-level tournaments ofParis, Charleston, Stuttgart, Birmingham and Stanford.
  • Moreover, she has won eleven singles and three doubles titles on theITF tour during her career.

About winning of 2016 Australian Open title:

  • Angelique Kerber from Germany has won the 2016 Australian Open Title of Tennis in the women’s singles category.
  • In the final match played at Melbourne of Australia, she defeated defending champion Serena Williams in three sets 6 - 3, 3 - 6, 6 - 4 score.
  • Kerber became the first German women tennis player by winning a major Grand Slam Tennis title since Steffi Graf in 1999.

About other winning at 2016 Australian Open title:

  • In Men’s Doubles, Jamie Murray of United Kingdom and Bruno Soares of Brazil won the 2016 Australian Open in the men’s doubles category.

- Published on: February 1, 2016