Victory first, then cake for Kerber

Posted: January 18, 2013 at 2:11 a.m.

Germany’s Angelique Kerber, the No. 5 seed in the women’s draw, hits a forehand to Madison Keys of the United States during a 6-2, 7-5 victory at the Australian Open.

Angelique Kerber survived some nervous moments before fending off American teenager Madison Keys in the third round of the Australian Open, then got to blow out the candles on a cake to celebrate her 25th birthday.

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