Kerber achieved the world No. 1 ranking in September of 2016, but has struggled to maintain that level of momentum.
Kerber's misfortune continued when she ran into 19-year-old rising star and developing buzzsaw Naomi Osaka in the first round at the US Open. This was their first career meeting.
The last time a defending champion lost in the opening round was 12 years ago, when Svetlana Kuznetsova lost to Ekaterina Bychkova but this result was no real surprise given the German's dramatic loss of form.
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The world No. 6 has struggled to recapture her fine form of previous year, where she lifted two Grand Slam titles, and has failed to reach the quarter-finals of any major this season but this was as brutal an exit as you're likely to ever see.
It was a brutal display of power tennis from Osaka, who struck 22 winners and took just 65 minutes to complete the upset - but there had been question marks over her fitness coming into Flushing Meadows. In addition, she is now assured of dropping out of the top 10. This is just her second main-draw appearance at the U.S. Open, though she has found success early on at Grand Slams - she owns a 6-1 record in the first round at a major. No. 2 Simona Halep lost to Sharapova on Monday while Johanna Konta was bounced by Aleksandra Krunic. Osaka advanced to a second-round match against either Denisa Allertova of the Czech Republic or Rebecca Peterson of Sweden. Osaka made it to the third round at Wimbledon this year but has yet to win a WTA title. "I played good today and so I hope to carry that on to my next match".
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He has warned that Texas faces a "long and hard road" to recovery, adding: "There's probably never been anything like this". In Houston , a city of 2.3 million, streets turned into fast-moving rivers with officials warning residents to stay home.
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It is expected he will be handed over to Ontario police and also faces possible extradition to the United States , it added. Sychanta, who was considered armed and unsafe , had also made threats against law enforcement officials, per the ICE.
It has since been downgraded to a tropical storm , but more rain is expected to fall on the fourth-largest U.S. city. Texas was in the early stages of turning back on power - restoration of power is one of its biggest needs.
Some were shocked, some surprised and the rest annoyed when they saw ex-contestants Julie and Harathi back in the Bigg Boss house. Raiza and Bigg Boss Tamil had been having tiffs regarding her sleep during the day time which is a violation of the house rules.
It's not about the targets or who gets them and where they get them. "It's about making the plays when it comes to you". Cutler has completed three passes to Parker for 94 yards in preseason and they've hooked up countless times in practice.
Jeffrey Smith increased its stake in Perrigo Co Plc ( PRGO ) by 61.26% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The last close places the company's stock about $4.88 off its 52 week high of $9.5 and $0.45 above the 52 week low of $4.17.
The railroad operator reported $1.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.39 by $0.06. At current levels, Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) shares have been seen trading 0.73% away from the 20-day moving average.
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More than 100,000 Indian-Americans living in and around Houston area have also been badly hit by the monstrous hurricane Harvey . While Hurricane Harvey was blamed for the deaths, catastrophic flooding has struck Houston , the country's fourth largest city.
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In the song, needless to say Aditi Rao Hydari looks stunning and lovely as ever and newbie Sidhant also makes his presence count. Moreover, he added, "I don't think there could've been anybody better than Sanjay Dutt & Aditi Rao Hydari to play these roles".
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However, the attacking midfielder will go into Chelsea's development squad rather than Antonio Conte's senior side. The Blues are working hard on completing a number of late deals with just 48 hours left in the transfer window.