The WTA Tour finally has what it's lacked for much of the last three years: a serious tussle for the No. 1 ranking going into a Grand Slam. Serena Williams, Angelique Kerber, Garbine Muguruza and Agnieszka Radwanska all have a chance to emerge from the 2016 U.S. Show More Summary
Angelique Kerber came within one match of ending Serena Williams' streak of 183 consecutive weeks at No. 1. It may have been Kerber's best chance to overtake Williams this season. The U.S. Open could be the last chance. Karolina Pliskova defeated Kerber 6-3, 6-2 to win the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Sunday. Show More Summary
LONDON, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber, battling it out for the world number one ranking, are the first two women to qualify for the season-ending WTA Tour Finals in Singapore, the WTA said on Monday.
Aug 22 (Gracenote) - Standings from the WTA Tour singles Points 1 (1) Serena Williams(U.S.) 7050 2 (2) Angelique Kerber(Germany) 6860 3 (3) Garbine Muguruza Blanco(Spain) 5830 4 (5) Agnieszka Radwanska(Poland) 5340 5 (4) Simona Halep(Romania) 5151 6 (6) Venus Williams(U.S.) 4005 7 (7) Victoria Azarenka(Belarus) 3551 8 (8)
Aug 21 (Reuters) - Karolina Pliskova won her biggest title and denied Angelique Kerber from claiming the world number one ranking with a dominant 6-3 6-1 victory in the final of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati on Sunday.
Angelique Kerber fell behind at the outset, repeatedly missed routine shots and fell to Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 6-1 in the championship match on Sunday at the Western & Southern Open.
It's up to Karolina Pliskova to stop Angelique Kerber from the No. 1 ranking.
Angelique Kerber is just focused on winning tennis matches.
The German will tackle third seed Simona Halep in the semi-finals of the Western & Southern Open after the pair she secured a victory over Carla Suarez Navarro and in the last eight on Friday.
Serena Williams had to miss Western & Southern Open this month due to her shoulder injury, but it looks like her “pretty” boyfriend Alexis Ohanian is keeping her company! The current world number one is taking her mind off the fact that Angelique Kerber might surpass her in WTA rankings by focusing on the positive... Show More Summary
The German second seed overcame a slow start before finding some form and outlasting ninth seed Navarro 4-6 6-3 6-0 in a match that never reached any great heights in front of a small crowd.
Angelique Kerber must overcome Carla Suarez Navarro in the Western & Southern Open quarter-finals to progress her bid to reach the top of the WTA rankings. She could replace Serena Williams.
Angelique Kerber is now just three wins from the No. 1 ranking.
Angelique Kerber kicked off her campaign to replace Serena Williams at the top of the WTA rankings with victory over Kristina Mladenovic in Cincinnati.
Serena Williams might lose to No. 1 ranking this week.
Pro tennis player Monica Puig scored Puerto Rico’s first gold medal last night in the women's singles tournament. Puig, who is unseeded, beat Germany's Angelique Kerber 6-4 4-6 6-1. The 22-year-old player isn’t just the first person to score gold for Puerto Rico; she’s the first woman repping Puerto Rico ... More »
Angelique Kerber came into the Olympics as one of this planet’s best in 2016; having won the Australian Open and reaching Wimbledon’s final, the WTA #2 was a heavy favorite in yesterday’s gold medal singles match against Puerto Rico’s Mónica Puig. Show More Summary
Monica Puig sent Puerto Rico into meltdown on Saturday after winning its first ever Olympic gold medal. Spontaneous celebrations broke out across the Caribbean island after the 22-year-old’s defeat of Germany’s Angelique Kerber in the...Show More Summary
Monica Puig made history Saturday in Rio.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Monica Puig overpowered Angelique Kerber 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 in the women’s tennis final on Saturday to win Puerto Rico’s first ever Olympic gold medal. Puig, the world number 34, overpowered German world numberShow More Summary