Aussie Open “best two weeks of life” – Kerber

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Germany’s Angelique Kerber calls Australian Open “best two weeks of my life” following her dramatic victory over Serena Williams.

Aussie Open “best two weeks of life” – Kerber

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (JANUARY 31, 2016) (AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION – NO ACCESS AUSTRALIA)

1. VARIOUS OF AUSTRALIAN OPEN TENNIS WINNER ANGELIQUE KERBER POSING WITH AUSTRALIAN OPEN TROPHY

2. (SOUNDBITE) (English) AUSTRALIAN OPEN TENNIS WINNER. ANGELIQUE KERBER, SAYING:

“You know the best moment – I had the best two weeks of my life – and the best moment of my career last night when I won the match point and I really took the grand slam and it was always my dream and my dream came true. When I was a kid I was always dreaming about this, to win one day a grand slam and I think I had a really crazy week with the first round where I was match point down but yes, the best weeks of my life.”

3. KERBER POSING WITH TROPHY

4. KERBER KISSING TROPHY

5. KERBER SPRAYING CHAMPAGNE

STORY: Australian Open winner Angelique Kerber said on Sunday (January 31) after upsetting world No. 1 Serena Williams in the tournament’s final that she had experienced “the best two weeks of my life” in Melbourne.

Germany’s Kerber, ranked No. 6 in the world before the tournament and seventh seeded in Melbourne, posed with the tournament trophy at Melbourne’s Government House.

She popped a bottle of champagne, before shaking it up and spraying it toward the cameras.

The 28-year-old left-hander beat Williams 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 to win her maiden Grand Slam title.

Kerber said the win was a dream come true after first round scare when she saved a match point.

“You know the best moment – I had the best two weeks of my life – and the best moment of my career last night when I won the match point and I really took the grand slam and it was always my dream and my dream came true. When I was a kid I was always dreaming about this, to win one day a grand slam and I think I had a really crazy week with the first round where I was match point down but yes, the best weeks of my life,” said the German.

After the win she is likely to move up the world rankings to No. 2 in the world.

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