Angelique Kerber wins Sydney International title

Angelique Kerber won her first title since claiming the US Open crown in 2016 with victory over Ashleigh Barty at the Sydney International.The German has been a different player at the start of this season to the one who struggled so badly in 2017 and goes into the Australian Open as a real contender to reclaim the title she won two years ago.Barty was looking for her first WTA Tour title on home soil but it was Kerber who seized the initiative in the match and went on to win 6-4 6-4. An...