Angelique Kerber career as a tennis player has featured three slam titles and the number one ranking in 2016. She is, therefore, one of the most recognizable tennis players in the world. The beautiful German tennis player has had a great deal of success in her career with one highlight being her victory against Serena Williams in the 2018 Wimbledon final.
Age, family and bio
Angelique is 31 years old and currently resides in Puszczykowo, Poland. Kerber was born on 18th January 1988 in Bremen, Germany. Her father is Slawek Kerber and her mother is Beata Kerber who also doubles up as her manager. She has a sister named Jessica. Kerber started playing tennis at the age of 3. She took up the sport professionally in the year 2003. Kerber is fluent in English, Polish and German. She plays left-handed and is 5ft and 8 inches (1.73 m).
After turning pro in 2003, Kerber was a constant feature in WTA and ITF tours. It wasn’t until 2011 when she reached the US Open semi-finals ranked number 92 in the world that the tennis world began to take notice of Kerber’s talents. Kerber continued to work hard and in 2016, her efforts paid off when she had an incredible year. She started off the year by winning the Australian Open. She would go on to have an incredible year which culminated in her clinching the US Open title by defeating Russian Karolina Pliskova and in the process was ranked as the number 1 female tennis player in the world for the first time in her career. Her success in 2016 earned her the WTA player of the year award. In 2018 she won her first Wimbledon title by defeating Serena Williams in the final and make it a total of three career Grand Slam titles.
Boyfriend and her former coach
Kerber famously keeps a low profile when it comes to her personal life. Not much is known about her personal life. She was once rumored to be in a relationship with her former coach Torben Beltz, reports Players Wiki. Torben had been the coach for eight years but in 2017 they parted ways after a poor run of form by Kerber. According to Hollywood Mask, Kerber has spoken on the issue of relationships and says she wants to focus on her tennis career for the time being. In an interview when pressed on her relationship status, Kerber responded that she would be patient. “That’s the question I was waiting for. I am not in a rush. If you do not expect it, he comes, it’s like this. I will figure it out.” Kerber will be in action at the WTA Premier Zhengzhou Open.
Pictures on Instagram
Here some of Kerber’s best pictures on Instagram.
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This time of year feels very different compared to last year, but it’s still part of the same journey. Whether you‘ve won or lost the last match- it‘s done, it‘s over and it can‘t be changed. It‘s about the lessons you learn from both outcomes that will determine the path you’re heading to. There have always been ups and downs, twists and turns in my career that I accept as part of my story as an athlete. Even more, I‘ve learned to deal with it and embrace the challenge moving forward. 🙋🏼♀️
Angelique Kerber’s ranking and performance in 2019
Ranked no.15, Kerber played her last match on the 26th of August when she [LOST TO] Kristina Mladenovic 7-5 0-6 6-4 in the 1st round in U.S. Open.
Angelique Kerber’s best performance of the present season was reaching the final in Eastbourne and Indian Wells.