Top Female Tennis Players from Germany in 2017

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Women Tennis Players 2017

Who are some of the most famous women tennis players from Germany in 2017?

Top Five Female Tennis Players from Germany

Angelique Kerber

Angelique Kerber was born in 1988. The daughter of Polish parents started playing tennis at the age of three. In 2016, she was the first German women tennis player since 1997 to become first of the world ranking. She plays tennis with her left hand even tough she is right handed.

Julia Görges

Julia Görges was born in 1988. The famous tennis girl started playing at the age of five and became a professional player in 2005. Her major breakthrough came in 2010 with her victory at the WTA in Bad Gastein. When she started at the Olympic Games 2012 in London, Görges (her English nickname his “gorgeous”) attracted attention by defeating the Polish women tennis player Agnieszka Radwanska. In 2017, she played in the final of the Mallorca Open against Anastasija Sevastova. In 2017, Julia Görges also played in the last sixteen of the US Open.

Mona Barthel

Mona Barthel was born in 1990. The German female tennis player started her professional career in 2009 right after finishing school. In 2011, she took part at the French Open and played until semi final against Caroline Wozniacki. In 2014, she reached the third round at the Australien and French Open. Her biggest success was her participation in the last sixteen of the Australian Open in 2017.

Tatjana Maria

Tatjana Maria was born in 1987. She started playing tennis at the age of four. The daugther of a former handball national player in the Polish team reached many quarter finals at WTA tournaments in the beginning of her career, but never made it to the final. After she gave birth to her daugther in 2013, Tatjana Maria played an ITF tournament and won four chanllenger titles. Her first entry into a third round of a Grand Slam tournament was in 2015 at Wimbledon.

Laura Siegemund

Female German tennis player Laura Siegemund was born in 1988. In 2006, she entered her first ITF tournament and won her first title in the same year in Mallorca. In 2014, Laura Siegemund entered her first round of 16 at a WTA tournament. One year later, she made it to the quarterfinals and also won the most valuable title in an ITF tournament in Biarritz. Due to her good results in 2016, including a WTA title in Båstad, Laura Siegemund qualified for the Olympic Games in Rio. In 2017, the German tennis player won the WTA tournament in Stuttgart. 

Featured image (cropped): BNP Paribas Open 2013 – Christian Mesiano flickr – CC BY-SA 2.0

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