/World No. 1 Angelique Kerber upset by Garbine Muguruza in fourth round of Wimbledon

World No. 1 Angelique Kerber upset by Garbine Muguruza in fourth round of Wimbledon


Sandra Harwitt, Special for USA TODAY Sports

Published 9:05 a.m. ET July 10, 2017 | Updated 12:04 p.m. ET July 10, 2017

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Angelique Kerber was upset by Garbiñe Muguruza at Wimbledon, which means that when the tournament ends there will be a new No. 1 player in the world.
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WIMBLEDON, England — Angelique Kerber will no longer be the No. 1 player in the world at the completion of Wimbledon this year.

The top-seeded Kerber, who was upset 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 by the 14th-seeded Garbine Muguruza in the fourth round on Monday, needed to reach the final to remain as the No. 1.

Kerber, who lost in last year’s Wimbledon final to Serena Williams, will be replaced in the top ranking by either the second-seeded Simona Halep or the third-seeded Karolina Pliskova.

“(Being No. 1) was completely new for me,” Kerber said. “But it was a good experience. I will try, of course, to coming back and being one day again the No. 1. But right now I’m really happy that I find my game back. I’m on court…

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