Angelique Kerber Biography

Updated On Nov 02, 2018 Published On Nov 02, 2018
Facts of Angelique Kerber
Date of Birth: 1988 , January-18
Birth Nation: Germany
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Angelique Kerber
Birth Name Angelique Kerber
Nick Name Angelique
Father Slawomir Kerber
Mother Beata Kerber
Nationality German
Birth Place/City Bremen, Germany
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession Tennis player
Net Worth $27 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Body Measurements 37-26-35 inches
Breast Size 37 inches
Waist size 26 inches
Hip Size 35 inches
Shoe Size 7
Weight in KG 73 kgs
Famous for Wibledon title
Sisters Jessica Kerber
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Angelique Kerber is a German Tennis Player, who is a former no#1 world champion with a record of three Grand Slam wins. She is currently ranked at no# 2, which makes her the top ranking left handed just below Simona Halep from Romania. She also became the winner of the Wimbledon title in 2018 after she defeated Serena Williams.

Angelique Kerber was born in the city of Bremen in Germany on the 18th of January, 1988. She was born to father Slawomir Kerber and mother Beata, who currently serves as her manager. She also has a sister named Jessica. Kerber holds a dual nationality, Germany and Poland. Likewise, she comes from a mixed ethnic background.

She was interested in games and sports from an early age and began playing at an early age of 3. She started her professional career in the year 2003 and had to go through several difficulties in the starting phase. She claimed 100 wins after defeating Marion Bartoli at the WTA German Open.

2006 was quite a productive year for Angelique, and she reached four ITF finals and won three of them. She also made into the semi-finals of US Open Tour in 2011, during which she was ranked at no#92 around the world. She won her 3rd WTA title at the Generali Ladies Linz in 2013, after she defeated Ana Ivanovic.

Kerber defeated Johanna Konta in the semifinals to reach her first Grand Slam finals where she faced the then champion Serena Williams, who is married to Alexis Ohanian. She defeated Serena, winning her first Grand Slam title and became the first German woman to do so since the year 1999. She won the Australian Open n 2016 and also a silver medal in the Olympics in the same year.

Angelique again won against Serena William, who now has a daughter, in July 2018, which helped her win her first Wimbledon title. She then took part in the US Open but eventually lost to Dominika Cibulková. She is currently ranked at no#3 in the world rankings.

Despite being the world champion, Angelique has managed to keep her personal life private. She leads a very secretive life away from the media and has not talked about having a life-partner. She hasn't been married yet and has no husband. Kerber was believed to be in a relationship with her previous tennis coach Torben Beltz. The two professionally met in 2003, and Torben remained by her side until 2013. He was again hired back in 2015 until the end of 2017.

Angelique once told the media that she had received death threats form gambler who had bet on her. 

Kerber has an estimated net worth of $27 million as of 2018, and her career earning are said to be somewhere around $25 million. She was amongst the highest earning tennis player in the world in 2017 with a salary of $12.6 million which also include $7.6 million as the prize money. Angelique Kerber made $2.92 million after her win in the Wimbledon in 2018 and an extra $5 million from her various sponsorships and endorsement deals with sporting companies like Adidas and many others.

Angelique Kerber

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Born in Bremen, West Germany

January 18 , 1988

Angelique Kerber is a German tennis player who was born on the 18th of January, 1988 in Bremen, West Germany to parents Slawomir Kerber and Beata Kerber.

Won three ITF finals

2006

During the year 2006, Angelique Kerber qualified in the ITF and reached four of its finals in which she won three of them.

Reached semifinals of US Open tour

2011

Angelique Kerber participated in the US Open tour and reached its semifinals in 2011, during which she was ranked in no#92 in the world.

Won her third WTA title

2013

Angelique Kerber won her third WTA title in 2013 at the Generali Ladies Linz, after defeating two times champion, Ana Ivanovic.

Win against Serena Williams

2016

Angelique Kerber won her first Grand Slam title in 2016 at the Australian Open, when she beat the then no#1 world champion, Serena Williams.

Silver Medal at the 2016 Olympics

2016

Angelique Kerber earned a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil while representing her country Germany.

Won the Wimbledon title

2018

Angelique Kerber won against Serena Willaims in July 2018, securing a 1st position and her first victory in the Wimbledon.

Net worth is $27 million

2018

Angelique Kerber has an estimated net worth of $27 million as of 2018. which have all been possible due to her successful wins and from her endorsement deals.