What a difference a year makes.
At this time last year, Angelique Kerber sat sullenly in a press conference after losing to Lucie Safarova and fumed about the WTA Finals format.
In 2015, she was in the top 10 for the fourth time in her career, but no one, not even she, expected that in 2016, she would rocket to the top of the world rankings and win her first two Grand Slams.
“Coming back here right now as the top seeded it's a little bit better feeling than last year,” the 28-year-old said with a smile during a meeting with the press last Saturday (22 Oct).
Kerber is in her fourth WTA Finals, but failed to advance from the group stage of the tournament in previous editions. It would be a sweet end to the German’s year if she can finish the year-end tournament with silverware from Singapore.
As the tournament stands, Kerber has won two matches - over Dominika Cibulkova and Simona Halep - and is likely to advance to the semi-finals later this week. When asked by Yahoo Singapore ifRead More »from Chicken rice and year-end title on Angelique Kerber's mind