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‘Biggest drama queen ever’ – Angelique Kerber takes swipe at Bianca Andreescu at the net after Miami

August 21, 2019


Kerber was not happy (Picture: Getty) Angelique Kerber must be sick of the sight of Bianca Andreescu  Beaten by the talented 18-year-old Canadian twice in a week, the experienced German gave her young opponent a frosty reception at the net  Last week Andreescu first stunned the three-time Grand Slam champion in the final of Indian Wells – denying Kerber a first Premier Mandatory title – and into the early hours of Sunday morning, she ousted the world No 2 in Miami.  Both contests were tense three-setters and Kerber’s hopes of returning to the summit of the WTA rankings were ended as Andreescu triumphed 6-4 4-6 6-1  The result clearly didn’t go down well with the reigning Wimbledon champion and during a frosty handshake at the net, Kerber said: ‘You’re the biggest drama queen ever ’ [email protected]_ continues her brilliant run at the @MiamiOpen!  Downs Kerber, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 to move into the fourth round! pic twitter.com/scmwtI5Aea  — WTA (@WTA) March 24, 2019 Advertisement Advertisement  The comment, which Andreescu said she didn’t hear clearly at the time, didn’t faze the precociously talented teen, who won her 10th consecutive match  ‘It wasn’t easy today,’ Andreescu said in her on-court interview. ‘Kerber player a really great match but I think I took the momentum from the final into this match  ‘I expected a lot of good things from her but I think I was one step ahead today ’ Andreescu marched on (Picture: Getty Images) The result could have been somewhat more straightforward for the Canadian, who blew a 6-4 4-1 lead to allow the German back into the match  ‘I know I was up 4-1 in the second set, but I tried to leave that past me, and I took my chances in the third,’ Andreescu added  She will go on to face 21st seed Anett Kontaveit in the last-16. More: Tennis Exclusive: Serena Williams’ coach is sick of ‘perfect’ Federer and wants more controversy Tsitsipas, Wawrinka and co poke fun at Djokovic & Nadal in light-hearted charity match Rafael Nadal late to the party as Djokovic-Kermode saga rumbles on in Monte Carlo Advertisement Advertisement

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