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WTA Diary: Kerber's Big Weekend

Get your latest fix of WTA news, including Angie booking her ticket to Turkey and Kevin Skinner keeping his finger on the pulse.

Published October 14, 2013 12:00

WTA Diary: Kerber's Big Weekend
Angelique Kerber

Every week there's a lot happening on the WTA - on the court, off the court, by the numbers, even a few tweets... catch up on it all in this week's WTA Diary.

Final Flourish
Angelique Kerber capped off an impressive end of season run with a memorable weekend in Linz. On Friday, she defeated Patricia Mayr-Achleitner in the quarterfinals to book her place at the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships - Istanbul before picking up her first title of the season two days later with victory over Ana Ivanovic.

‏@AngeliqueKerber
celebrating my title with my family and team ...Qualifying for Istanbul and now the title! Big week! pic.twitter.com/PhMmUWA2YT

Five thousand miles away, Samantha Stosur produced a final flourish of her own to take home the Osaka title, defeating Eugenie Bouchard in the final.

Pliskovas Make History
Karolina Pliskova and Kristyna Pliskova created a slice of WTA history in Linz when they became the first twins - and ninth siblings - to win a doubles title.

Serena On Records, Comebacks and Clinton
Ahead of the defense of her title in Istanbul, Serena Williams sat down to chew the fat with CNN's Rachel Nichols. Here's what she had to say.

She's In Fashion
From to Serena's catsuit to JJ's 'short skirts' Xerox takes in tennis fashion in the latest chapter of its 40 LOVE Story.

K19evin SkinnEr68
TennisTV's Kevin Skinner decided to honor of the conclusion to TV show du jour Breaking Bad during Serena's China Open quarterfinal against Caroline Wozniacki.

Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul

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