The defending champion Angelique Kerber ousts Tatjana Maria 6-4 6-3 in the 1st round in London on Tuesday.

Match Report, stats, and key facts

1st set.

Kerber won the set after she broke Maria 3 times in the 3rd (2-1), in the 5th (3-2) and in the 9th (5-4) game. Tatjana tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 4th (2-2) and in the 8th (4-4) game. However, Kerber kept the focus before winning the set 6-4.

2nd set.

Kerber had a boost of confidence at the beginning of the set after breaking Maria in the 1st game (1-0). However, there was more to do for the German to win the set as Maria found the way to break back in the 2nd (1-1) and in the 6th (3-3) game. Kerber kept her cool to break Tatjana in the 3rd (2-1), in the 7th (4-3) and in the 9th (6-3) game.

Angelique was unable to break Maria in the 5th game when she had 3 consecutive chances (0-40).

After this match, the head to head between Kerber and Maria is 1-1.

Highlights Angelique Kerber vs. Tatjana Maria Wimbledon – London

HOT SHOT

1st
Kerber
Maria
6-4
6
4
5
4
4
4
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
0
1
2nd
Kerber
Maria
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
1
0

Angelique Kerber vs. Lauren Davis – H2H and stats

Kerber will come up against Davis in the 2nd round.

This will be the 2nd time that Angelique Kerber and Lauren Davis fight against each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Kerber (see full H2H stats), but they have never played each other on grass.

The last time that they played each other, Kerber won 7-63 6-3 in the 1st round in New York back in 2011.

Angelique Kerber in London

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