Top-seeded Kerber upset at Nuremberg Cup
Kerber won 16 of the first 17 points and squandered a 4-0 lead to lose the first set. Pliskova held her serve twice in the second, Kerber only once, and that decided the match.
Victory gave Pliskova, ranked 64th, her first win over a top-10 player. Kerber was ranked No. 9.
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