Angelique Kerber defeated Maria Sharapova in three sets to advance to the quarterfinals of Wimbledon on Tuesday. The three set match was full of dramatic, drawn out rallies in which Kerber covered the court with impressive work while Sharapova seemed to dictate play but commit too many unforced errors. Kerber won the match 7-6, 4-6, 6-4 to reach her third career majors QF. Her best appearance was in 2012 when she went to the semifinal at Wimbledon. Check out the match statistics of this memorable, fun match here.
Sharapova had 57 winners to Kerber's 27. She also had 49 unforced errors to Kerber's 11. Kerber finally won the match on two straight errors from Sharapova. It was Kerber's 7th match point, and she broke Sharapova's serve to win. See GIFs below!
And here is match point:
Kerber wil face Eugenie Bouchard in the quarterfinals. Here is the head-to-head between the two, who have only played twice before - most recently with a Bouchard victory over Kerber at the French Open.