Angelique Kerber in the third round of the Australian Open. The Tennis world rankings-won the Second in Melbourne 6:2, 6:3 against the Brazilian qualifier Beatriz Haddad Maia. Kerber needed 1:21 hours to your success against the 195. the world ranking list, who provided strong opposition.

For Kerber, who has won in their career the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open, it was a jubilee: they celebrated in the 15,000-seat Rod Laver Arena, your 100. Victory in one of the four Grand Slam tournaments. “It was really a tough Match, they really played well. I knew that I had to play my best Tennis,” she said after the game.

On Friday, Kerber hits on the Australian Kimbely Birrell. The 20-year-old number 240 in the world rankings thanks to a Wildcard and won on Wednesday, surprisingly, against the No. 29 seeded Croatian Donna Vekic. Birrell is in the match against Kerber as a clear outsider.

The first sentence you would have been able to win clear, however, Haddad Maia braced herself against the impact of loss. Because Kerber were hardly any mistakes, rejoiced the Fans some good ball exchange. In the second round, Kerber was a Time to be passive, a Break for 5:3 – handed this time, with their first Chance, however, to decide the Match.

On Thursday best Alexander Zverev, Philipp Kohlschreiber, Maximilian Marterer and Laura siegemund riding their second-round matches in Melbourne.

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