Porsche Grand Prix: Maria Sharapova loses to Germany's Angelique Kerber
April 25 , 2015
Maria Sharapova suffered a shock defeat at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany, losing to home favorite Angelique Kerber in three sets in a tough encounter.
Kerber took two hours and 27 minutes to overcome the Russian 2-6 7-5 6-1.
Sharapova, 28, a five-time grand slam winner, had won 13 consecutive matches at the event before this.
Kerber, who will face Ekaterina Makarova in the quarterfinal, said it was “amazing to feel the support” from home fans.