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's early life and nationality
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 dual nationality, Germany and Poland. Likewise, she comes from a mixed ethnic background.
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She was interested in games and sports from an early age and began playing at an early age of 3.
Angelique Kerber's tennis career
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.
Angelique Kerber's personal life
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.
Angelique Kerber's net worth, salary and earnings
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.
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