The fifth racket of the world, German Angelique Kerber, beat her compatriot Andrea Petkovic, occupying the 71st line of the WTA rating, with a score of 6/2, 6/4 in the second round of the tournament in Stuttgart.
The meeting lasted 1 hour and 14 minutes. During this time, 31-year-old Kerber never filed right through, made three double faults and made five breaks, and her peer performed one ace, made a mistake twice when serving and sold two break points.
Now the score in the personal meetings was 8: 3 in favor of Angelique. In the quarterfinal of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix competition, Kerber faces off against Dutch Kiki Bertens.