Age is just a number to resurgent Kerber

World No. 3 German still hungry for success at the age of 30, wants to finish year on a high

Armed with a faster serve and a new team that includes coach Wim Fissette, Angelique Kerber certainly looks like she's back to her best.
Armed with a faster serve and a new team that includes coach Wim Fissette, Angelique Kerber certainly looks like she's back to her best.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Even after more than 10 years on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Tour, the learning curve is still steep for Angelique Kerber.

The 30-year-old German endured some painful lessons last year when she started her season at the top of the world rankings but slumped to 21st at the end of it after failing to win a title.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 01, 2018, with the headline 'Age is just a number to resurgent Kerber'. Subscribe