CNN Open Court relives Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber's triumphant homecoming in Leipzig.
WTA Staff

Since the turn of the millennium, Germany has been waiting impatiently for a successor to Steffi Graf on the Grand Slam honor roll.

Anke Huber, Sabine Lisicki and Andrea Petkovic all knocked on the door to the major winner's club, but it was not until this January that someone finally walked through.

Angelique Kerber's stunning upset of history-chasing Serena Williams made her a household name in Germany overnight, and was rewarded with a homecoming to remember at last month's Fed Cup tie with Switzerland in Leipzig. CNN Open Court was there to welcome back the returning champion...