Angelique Kerber Wimbledon champion


For the first Time in 22 years, the most important title in women’s Tennis goes back to a German: Angelique Kerber, Serena Williams no Chance, and celebrates the biggest success of your career.

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Kerber: “I have realized my dream”

When it was accomplished, fell to Angelique Kerber at the knee, rolled over on her back and let the tears run free. It is a loving and appreciative hug of a defeated opponent, Serena Williams. Subsequently, Kerber ran to the stands and embraced in your Box, your coaches and your family. Even though it was not yet clear, she had just written sports history: With the victory in the final of the All England Championships in Wimbledon Lawn Kerber has secured, for the first time in her career the title at the most important tennis tournament in the world.

With 6:3 and 6:3, the 30-Year-old prevailed after just 1:05 hours against Williams. 22 years after the success of Steffi Graf a German player in the list of winners of the London Church Road carries it. Prior to the count, which accumulated between 1988 and 1996, a total of seven titles at Wimbledon, had only Cilly win Champs in the year of 1931, on the sacred grass.

“A dream come true,” said Kerber, beaming with joy and praised your opponent: “How you came back, is a great Inspiration for all. I had to play my best Tennis. It was my second Chance, I’ve enjoyed every second of it and would like to thank all the Fans.” When she thanked then for their family, the caregivers and the entire Team, prevented her from taking the final vote.

Williams with a weak serve, and many errors

The tournament victory was well earned. Previously, Kerber had shown a very good Match. At the beginning of some of the audience had rubbed the eyes, including England’s Princess Meghan, who was sitting next to her sister-in-law Catherine of Cambridge in the Royal Box. Kerber started the Match with a Break and was after a few minutes with 2:0 in Front.

But Williams shook only once, briefly, and pulled her dominant game. Two premium games and one Break later led the American by 3:2. The Match was high class. Kerber brought Williams interspersed with the stop balls in the Run, Williams was looking for the success in long and placed balls, with which they drove the German from the middle of the square. What didn’t always work well, was Williams’ serve Two double faults in a row in the seventh game Kerber took the opportunity on the next Break, took advantage of the German prompt.

Found simply no agent: Serena Williams had against a strong Angelique Kerber has no Chance

Williams was dissatisfied, and shook not when changing page’s head again and again, she started to improve but for now. With three slight mistakes “gave” you Kerber also, the game 5:3. After the next Break of the first set went with 6:3 on the German. Williams had collected by this time already 14 unforced errors.

Produce fitter Kerber remains dominant

In the second round, Kerber was just as strong and dominant as in sentence one. With stop balls, she forced Williams to the network, which had hits with the good Pass Kerbers problems and some opportunities in Volleys gave away. Williams had ten months after the birth of their daughter Alexis Olympia, not tangy. Up to the level of 3:2 for Kerber both won games inside your Premium. Then Kerber took advantage of their break chance and moved to 4:2. The crucial point you along made once more with a long pass beat the line.

Kerber: Dominant and focused

Williams was struck and not fully focused. Soon it was 5:2, the American had to pitch against the match loss. However, the succeeded in made-to-measure: To brought zero to Williams your service game through and shortened to 3:5. But then Kerber was not to stop.

When the score was 15:0 for Kerber, Williams struck again with a one-hundred percent Volley. Kerber kept his concentration and had a few moments later the first match-ball. The use it immediately. Significantly, it was again a mistake from Williams that brought the decision.

For Kerber, it was the third Grand Slam title of her career. She had won 2016, the Australian Open and the US Open. In the same year, Kerber had lost also the final of Wimbledon against Williams.

Women wait for their men…

The Match had started with a significant delay, because before the final of the ladies, it was first finished, the second semi-final of the men’s. Because of the long duration of the first Semifinals between Kevin Anderson and John Isner (7:6, 6:7, 6:7, 6:4, 26:24) had been canceled the Match between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal on Friday evening at 23 PM at 6:4, 3:6, 7:6 (11:9) from the point of view of Djokovic. In overtime on Saturday, the Serb prevailed against the Spaniard. End: 6:4, 3:6, 7:6 (11:9), 6:3 10:8.