Angelique Kerber wins Bad Homburg title in Wimbledown warm-up

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Angelique Kerber won her first title since Wimbledon in 2018 by beating Katerina Siniakova 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the Bad Homburg Open on Saturday.

Back in a final for the first time in two years and playing in front of a home crowd, the three-time Grand Slam champion broke Siniakova’s serve six times en route to her 13th career WTA singles title.


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“It’s a really special one to win here, another title,” said the German, who also upset top-seeded Petra Kvitova in the semifinals. “It’s a great feeling and thank you to everyone.”

Kerber adds the Bad Homburg title to her two other wins on home territory in Stuttgart in 2015 and 2016.


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Kerber is seeded 25th for Wimbledon and will play Serbia’s Nina Stojanovic in the first round next week.

Former top-ranked doubles player Siniakova, from the Czech Republic, drops to a career 2-4 record in singles finals.



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