Angelique Kerber (GER)

Angelique Kerber was just three years old when she started playing tennis. Since then, this star of the German game has grown in stature, climbing into the World top ten in May 2012.

She turned professional in 2003 and won her first ITF title the following year. Her Grand Slam debut came in the 2007 French Open and her best performance to date was a semi-final place in the 2012 US Open where she lost to the eventual champion.

Her first WTA success was in the 2012 Open GDF Suez where she triumphed in a thrilling final.