The highlight came when Kerber played an impeccable 26-shot rally against her countrywoman, winning the point with the help of a reflex backhand into the open court and earning the coveted WTA Shot Of The Day.
But Kerber isn't content to have just 24 hours to celebrate her hot shot; the German is aiming higher with aspirations of taking home February's WTA Shot Of The Month presented by Cambridge Global Payments.
Doing so would displace perennial winner Agnieszka Radwanska, who not only took home top honors in January, but also owns the WTA Shot Of The Years Award for the last four years.
Kerber is well aware at the stat and issued a challenge at her friendly rival in press on Tuesday:
? WTA Insider (@WTA_insider) February 21, 2017
Eager to hang onto her title, Radwanska played played some impressive shots of her own en route to knocking out Elise Mertens earlier in the day:
The Pole readily accepted Kerber's provocation on Twitter:
? Aga Radwanska (@ARadwanska) February 21, 2017
Can Radwanska keep ahead of the former No.1 when it comes to pulling off the tours hottest shots? Stay tuned to find out!