Angelique Kerber is a former World No.1 in women’s tennis. She reached this raking in September 2016. She has won Grand Slam tournaments three times. In 2016, she also reached the finals of the WTA Tour Finals. In 2016, she won the Silver medal at the Rio Summer Olympics.

Player Profile

Angelique Kerber was born on January 18, 1988, in Bremen West Germany. She currently resides in Puszczykowo, Poland. Kerber stands 173 cm tall and she is a left-handed player with a two-handed backhand.

Height / weight 1.73 m / 68 kg
Born 18 Jan 1988
Nationality Germany Germany
Playing Style Left Handed
Nickname Kerber Baby
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Since she turned pro, she has risen to the 8th in all-time rankings in earnings with $31,886,468 in prize money. Kerber has worked with coaches Torben Beltz and Wim Fissette.


Kerber started her career playing on the ITF circuit. In 2007, she made her Grand Slam main draw debut and she appeared in the opening rounds of all three majors except the Australian Open. Her first top finish at a major came in 2011 when she was in the semifinals of the US Open.

One of the best years of her career was in 2016. She started the year by winning the Aussie Open, beating Serena Williams. Later, she was in the finals of Wimbledon but she was defeated by Williams. A few months later at the US Open, she won again, beating Karolina Pliskova.

Also in 2016, she was in the finals of the WTA Tour Finals. She lost to Dominika Cibulkova.

In 2018, she won her third Grand Slam event, at Wimbledon again beating Williams. In 2021, she was in the semifinals at the All-England Club majors.

At the end of 2022, she took time off her tennis career owning to her pregnancy. She later said that she wants to return to playing tennis in the future.

Career Record


Career Titles: 14

  • Highest Singles Ranking: 1 (September 12, 2016)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - W (2016)
  • French Open - QF (2012, 2018)
  • Wimbledon - W (2018)
  • US Open - W (2016)

Other Tournaments

  • Tour Finals - F (2016)
  • Olympic Games - Silver (2016)


  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 103 (August 26, 2013)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - 1R (2008, 2011, 2012)
  • French Open - 2R (2012)
  • Wimbledon - 3R (2011)
  • US Open - 3R (2012)

Team Competitions

  • Fed Cup - F (2014)
  • Hopman Cup - F (2018, 2019)

People Ask

Did Angelique Kerber take a hiatus from tennis?

Yes. She took a hiatus from tennis after she announced her pregnancy in 2022. She missed out on the entire 2023 season.

How many Grand Slam titles does Angelique Kerber have?

She has three singles Grand Slam titles.

Does Angelique Kerber have an Olympic gold medal?

No as of 2023. She won the silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. She lost the finals to Peurto Rican Monica Puig.

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