Angelique Kerber Says been NO 1 in Women Tennis ‘sounds amazing’

Angelique Kerber Says been NO 1 in Women Tennis 'sounds amazing'

The 28-year-old German Tennis Player who would officially become the World No 1 come Next week when the New Rankings are Released expressed her joy of becoming world no, saying it sounds amazing’


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Kerber has been in Sparkling form this season, as started of the Year by Defeating the Former world no 1 Serena Williams at the Australian Open Final in February.

She then Crashed out in the Second Game at the French Open, Then a month later she was in the Finals of the Wimbledon 2016 after Defeating Venus Williams in Straight, this time again against Serena.

Angelique Kerber at the US Open Semi Finals

Serena Made sure Australian Open Final 2016 which was Seven months ago would not repeat itself, AS she was dominant all through and Defeated Kerber 7-5,6-3 in straight Set.

The Germany picked some momentum from that as she headed to the Olympics in which she cruised her way to the final,only to loss to Puig.

The Cincinnati Masters came around just two weeks before the Last Grand Slam of the Year,and there again she found herself in the finals only losing to 22 year old Karolina Pliskova in straight Sets.

Serena Williams and Karolina Pliskova at the US Open 2016

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But at the US Open she has been in fine form beating the Best of the Best to reach the Flushing Meadows final for the First Time in her career and been NO 1 at the Moment after Serena Williams Lost in a dramatic Fashion to Karolina Pliskova who also Upset Her older Sister Venus Williams.

According to BBCSPORTS:

Germany’s Kerber will officially become her country’s first number one since Steffi Graf in 1996 when the new rankings are released next week.

“To be number one in the world sounds amazing,” said second seed Kerber.

“For me it’s amazing to be, after Steffi, the number one player from Germany,” added Kerber, who is also the first German singles player to reach a US Open final since Graf in 1996.


“Steffi is a great champion, a great person and I think she’s proud of me to be the next number one after her.”

In becoming number one, she also protects her compatriot’s record of consecutive weeks at the top of the rankings as Williams’ defeat to Pliskova of the Czech Republic leaves the American tied with Graf on 186 weeks.

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