Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber's run to her third Grand Slam title earned her your votes and crowned her July's Player of the Month.
WTA Staff
August 11, 2018

She added another major title to her trophy case, and now, Angelique Kerber adds another award to her mantle as the the fan-voted Player of the Month for July.

The German captured her third career Grand Slam title at Wimbledon on the lawns of the All-England Club to begin the month, dropping just one set en route to her triumph, and earned your votes to claim the top spot for the first month of this season.

Read more: Kerber claims third major crown, shocks Serena at Wimbledon

With her triumph in the final, she became the first German to lift the Venus Rosewater Dish. since Stefanie Graf in 1996.

"I think it's just amazing. I cannot describe this feeling because when I was a kid I was always dreaming for this moment," she said after the match.

"To win Wimbledon, it's something really special in my career."

Over the course of her fortnight, Kerber defeated former Wimbledon finalist Vera Zvonareva, last year's junior winner Claire Liu, Naomi Osaka, Belinda Bencic, Daria Kasatkina and Jelena Ostapenko, before defeating Serena Williams for the second time in a mjor final in her career. 

More: ‘Without 2017, I couldn’t win this tournament’ - Kerber on ‘special’ Wimbledon win

The win moved Kerber back into the world's Top 4 on the WTA rankings for the first time since August 2017, and all the way up to No.2 on the Porsche Race to Singapore leaderboard.

Her triumph at the sport's most storied venue put her on top of a pack which included four other title-winners for the month: Mihaela Buzarnescu (San Jose), Svetlana Kuznetsova (Washington, D.C.), Anastasija Sevastova (Bucharest) and Alizé Cornet (Gstaad).

Final Results for June's WTA Player of the Month

1. Angelique Kerber
2. Mihaela Buzarnescu
3. Svetlana Kuznetsova
4. Anatasija Sevastova
5. Alizé Cornet


How it works:

Finalists are selected by wtatennis.com
Winner is then determined by a fan vote on wtatennis.com
 

Previous WTA Players of the Month for 2018
January: Simona Halep
February: Petra Kvitova
March: Naomi Osaka
April: Karolina Pliskova
May: Simona Halep
June: Petra Kvitova