Kerber's Career year

In her first nine professional seasons, Angelique Kerber had a career Grand Slam singles record of 53-33 and had advanced as far as the semifinals just twice (U.S. Open in 2011 and Wimbledon in 2012). At age 28, Kerber played in three of the four Grand Slam finals and won 20 of 22 matches. Here's how she fared in 2016 Grand Slam events:

Australian French Wimbledon U.S. Open

Final: Beat 1st: Lost Final: Lost Final: Beat

S. Williams K. Bertens S. Williams K. Pliskova

Record: 7-0 Record: 0-1 Record: 6-1 Record: 7-0