Angelique Kerber wins 2016 Australian Open Title of Tennis

Angelique Kerber from Germany has won the 2016 Australian Open Title of Tennis in the women’s singles category. It was her maiden Grand Slam Tennis title.

In the final match played at Melbourne, Australia she defeated defending champion Serena Williams (World No. 1) in three sets 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 score.

With this win, Kerber became the first German women tennis player to win a major Grand Slam Tennis title since Steffi Graf in 1999.

Men’s Doubles

  • Jamie Murray (United Kingdom) and Bruno Soares (Brazil) pair won the 2016 Australian Open in the men’s doubles category.
  • In the final match, they defeated Daniel Nestor (Daniel Nestor) and Radek Štěpánek (Czech Republic) pair by 2–6, 6–4, 7–5 score.

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