Wimbledon, US Open, Graf, Motherhood: Everything you always wanted to know about Angelique Kerber (but never had time to find out) – updated after Australian Open 2024

With 3 Grand Slam titles to her name, Angelique Kerber is one of the biggest names in women’s tennis. Here are some questions you may have about the German

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Who is Angelique Kerber?

Angelique Kerber is a professional tennis player from Germany. She is the winner of three Grand Slam titles and a former world No 1.

When was Angelique Kerber born?

Angelique Kerber was born on January 18, 1988, in Bremen, Germany. She turned 35 in 2023.

Does Angelique Kerber have children?

On February 25, 2023, Angelique Kerber gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Liana, with her partner Franco Bianco.

When will Angelique Kerber return to the tour?

Kerber returned to the tour in January 2024. She represented Germany in the United Cup, helping her country to win the tournament by beating Poland in the final. She then returned to the Australian Open where she went down in three sets to America’s Danielle Collins.

What nationality is Angelique Kerber?

Angelique Kerber is German, of Polish heritage. She moved to Poland in 2012 and lives in Puszczykowo. “It’s true that I now live in Poland and have a relationship with the country, because my parents live there and I have also trained there,” she said in 2016. “But I am German. I play for Germany, I grew up in Germany, and my heart beats for Germany.”

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Who are Angelique Kerber’s parents?

Angelique Kerber mother is Beata, from Germany, and her father is Slawek, from Poland. She also has one sister, Jessica.

How tall is Angelique Kerber?

According to her profile on the WTA website, Angelique Kerber is 5ft 8in (1.73m) tall.

When did Angelique Kerber start playing tennis?

Angelique Kerber began playing when she was just three. She is right-handed in everything other than tennis.

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How many WTA Tour titles has Angelique Kerber won?

Angelique Kerber has won 14 career singles titles, the first of which she won in Paris, in 2012, when she beat Maria Sharapova and then Marion Bartoli in the final. She won four titles in 2015. Her most recent victory came in Strasbourg in 2022.

What are her best performances in Grand Slams?

Angelique Kerber has won three Grand Slam titles. She won the first at the Australian Open in 2016, when she beat Serena Williams in the final. She won the US Open the same year and added a third Slam title at Wimbledon in 2018. She also won a silver medal at the Olympics in Rio in 2016.

How much prize money has Angelique Kerber won?

Angelique Kerber has won $31.88 million on the WTA Tour, as of October 26, 2023.

Who is Angelique Kerber’s coach?

Angelique Kerber’s coach is Torben Beltz, with whom she has reunited after the German won her first two slams under his tutelage. Her former coaches include Wi Fissette, who steered her to Wimbledon glory.

Who is Angelique Kerber’s favourite player?

Angelique Kerber’s hero is Steffi Graf. A trip to visit Graf and Andre Agassi in Las Vegas helped her on her way to Grand Slam glory. “My first memories were of watching Steffi here, winning all the matches,” Kerber said after her win at Wimbledon in 2018. “I remember when I was watching her, that everybody was playing in white on the grass court.

Is Angelique Kerber on social media?

Angelique Kerber has more than 432,000 followers on Twitter, double of that on Facebook, at 881,000 and she has almost 662,000 on Instagram.

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