Meet Angelique Kerber
Angelique Kerber is a true tennis star. Since turning pro in 2003, the former World No. 1 from Germany has won 12 singles titles, including three Grand Slams: the 2016 Australian Open, 2016 US Open, and 2018 Wimbledon. Other career highlights include appearing in 17 tournament finals and been a member of the German Fed Cup Team and the German Olympic Team.
“I’m excited to visit Hawaii for the first time and compete in the Hawaii Open against other top players,” Kerber said. “It’s the perfect preparation for the upcoming season in one of the most beautiful destinations on earth. I have heard so many great things about the local community, the food, the culture and the beautiful nature with its world-famous beaches.”
FUN FACTS: ANGELIQUE KERBER
Started playing tennis at age 3.
Turned pro in 2003.
Favorite surface is “all of them.”
Idol growing up was Steffi Graf.
Favorite sports other than tennis are swimming, formula 1, and soccer.
Family consists of mum Beata, dad Slawek, sister Jessica.
Enjoys shopping, sleeping, dancing, hanging out with friends.
Speaks German, Polish, and English.