Place the opening in Bad Homburg honorary instead of Wimbledon to Kerber

The tournament-and the Premiere is postponed to 2021, but the first tennis match on the new turf of Bad Homburg, there were already. On Saturday, the Centre Cou

Place the opening in Bad Homburg honorary instead of Wimbledon to Kerber

The tournament-and the Premiere is postponed to 2021, but the first tennis match on the new turf of Bad Homburg, there were already. On Saturday, the Centre Court of the future women's Events has been opened in the Park. The former Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber, the Management organized the tournament, won jointly with Rainer Schüttler is a Show-double with 10:8, 8:10, 10:8 Davis-Cup-team-in-chief Michael Kohlmann and young player of Mara Guth. Instead of regular sets were played in front of around 100 invited guests, Match-tie-break sets.

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"This is not just a symbolic act, but should also be a Signal that our Mission is a bit more tangible power," said tournament Director Alyosha throne. Actually, the WTA should have held the tournament at the end of June for the first time as an official dress rehearsal for the Grand Slam climax at Wimbledon. The Corona-pandemic prevented the sweep. "Now I look forward even more to next year," said Kerber.

On the final day of Wimbledon, Angelique Kerber is also an honorary member of the German Tennis Federation has been appointed. "This is a great honor for me. This is not to create so many," said the 32-year-old consistency. The former world ranked First had become in 2016 the first German Grand Slam champion since Steffi Graf, and has won three titles at the four major tournaments.

Updated Date: 11 July 2020, 16:19

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