News : Tennis – Kerber in Doha continues – sport


News : Tennis – Kerber in Doha continues – sport

tennis:Kerber in Doha

Angelique Kerber made it to the round of 16 at the tennis tournament in Doha after initial difficulties. The German number one prevailed on Monday against the Turkish Cagla Büyükakcay 6: 4, 6: 2. Kerber was 4-0 down in the first set, but then fought his way into the game and dominated the action. After 1:32 hours, the 33-year-old from Kiel transformed her first match ball. In the second round, Kerber will now face Anett Kontaveit from Estonia. Kontaveit won against the Australian Open finalist Jennifer Brady from the USA surprisingly clearly 6: 1, 6: 2. For Kerber it is the first tournament since the Australian Open, where she was eliminated in the first round.

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