Angelique Kerber

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US Open: Teenager Leylah Fernandez stuns Angelique Kerber to…

Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez continued her remarkable US Open run as she beat 2016 champion Angelique Kerber to advance to the quarter-finals. On the eve of her 19th birthday, Fernandez backed up her win over Naomi Osaka with a 4-6 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 victory over Germany's Kerber. She battled back from a 4-2 deficit in the second set to force a tie-break and barely let up from then on. Fernandez will face fifth seed Elina Svitolina for a semi-final spot. Fernandez doubled over as her

Australian Open: Serena Williams & Naomi Osaka win but…

Serena Williams launched her latest bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam with a 56-minute demolition of Laura Siegemund at the Australian Open. The American, 39, said it was "vintage Serena" as she thrashed the German 6-1 6-1 in front of a small, unmasked crowd on Rod Laver Arena. US Open champion Naomi Osaka also made a convincing start with a 6-1 6-2 win over Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. But former champion Angelique Kerber was the first seed to be knocked out. The German