Successful partnership

As a Premium Partner of the Deutsche Tennis Bund (DTB – German Tennis Association), Porsche has been supporting Porsche Team Germany since 2012. The sports car manufacturer thus instilled a new dynamism in German women’s tennis. With success as, after a 22-year gap, the German national team led by Angelique Kerber once again reached the Fed Cup final in 2014. In 2021, it qualified for the finals of the follow-up competition, the Billie Jean King Cup.

Since the beginning of the close collaboration between Porsche and the DTB, German women’s tennis has enjoyed major successes. In 2016, Porsche Brand Ambassador Angelique Kerber sparked renewed interest in tennis in Germany when celebrating her first Grand Slam win at the Australian Open. After successfully defending her Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, she also won the US Open and became the world No. 1. In 2018, she fulfilled her dream by becoming Wimbledon champion.

The new dynamism in German women’s tennis was also noticeable in the world rankings. After the 2018 Australian Open, two German players – Angelique Kerber and Julia Görges – were ranked in the world Top 10 for the first time since Steffi Graf and Anke Huber. Whilst Julia Görges called it a day on her successful career in autumn 2020, other Porsche Team Germany players then caused quite a stir – Laura Siegemund secured the doubles title at the 2020 US Open and Tatjana Maria sensationally reached the Wimbledon semifinals in 2022.

Role models for young talents

“We’re proud of the successes of our brand ambassadors and it always gives us great pleasure when top German players are successful as a team,” says Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG. “Playing tennis for the many young talented players in the clubs is far more fun when they have role models they can emulate. We want to play a part in ensuring there will continue to be such role models in the future.”

Porsche Team Germany is currently made up of Anna-Lena Friedsam, Angelique Kerber, Tatjana Maria, Jule Niemeier and Laura Siegemund.





Anna-Lena Friedsam

Date of birth: 1 February 1994
Birthplace: Neuwied, Germany
Residence: Oberdürenbach, Germany
Height: 174 cm
Plays: Right-handed
Current WTA ranking (As of 20.3.2023)
Singles: 98

Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2023 - Porsche Team Deutschland, Anna-Lena Friedsam

Career highlights (selection)

2023 Quarterfinalist Austin, Linz
2022 Finalist Lyon, Midland, semifinalist Portoroz
2021 Last 16 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, Emilia-Romagna Open
2020 Finalist Lyon
2019 Quarterfinalist Palermo, Nuremberg, last 16 Linz, Eastbourne, Bol
2018 Last 16 Hobart, German champion
2017 ITF win Shrewsbury
2016 Finalist San Antonio, last 16 Australian Open, last 32 Wimbledon, semifinalist Shenzhen, quarterfinalist Nuremberg
2015 Finalist Linz, 2nd round French Open, Wimbledon, quarterfinalist Limoges, Tashkent, Nantes, win ITF Ilkley
2014 Win Suzhou, semifinalist Linz, Taipei, 1st round French Open, 1st round Wimbledon, semifinalist ITF Astana, quarterfinalist ITF Versmold
2013   Quarterfinalist Nanjing, ITF wins Loughborough, Trabzon, Kazan, Sunderland, German champion, semifinalist ITF Limoges, Moscow
2012 ITF wins Astana, Velenje, Maribor, Padua, Aschaffenburg, Charleroi,


Fed Cup/Billie Jean King Cup (since 2020)

Rubbers played   Record
Total 5 3:2
Single 2 2:0
Double 3        1:2




Angelique Kerber 

Date of birth: 18 January 1988
Birthplace: Bremen, Germany
Residence: Puszczykowo, Poland
Height: 1.73 m
Plays: Left-handed
Current WTA ranking (as of 24.1.2022)
Singles: 20

Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2023 - Porsche Team Deutschland, Angelique Kerber

Career highlights (selection)

2022 Win Strassburg, Viertelfinale Bad Homburg
2021 Win Bad Homburg, semifinalist Wimbledon, Cincinnati, quarterfinalist Melbourne (Grampians Trophy), Indian Wells
2020 Last 16 Australian Open, US Open
2019 Finalist Indian Wells, Eastbourne, semifinalist Doha, Osaka, Mallorca, Monterrey, quarterfinalist Sydney, Stuttgart, last 16 Australian Open, Dubai
2018 Win Wimbledon, Sydney, semifinalist Australian Open, Dubai, Eastbourne, quarterfinalist Indian Wells, Doha, Miami, Rome, French Open
2017 Finalist Monterrey, semifinalist Dubai, quarterfinalist Brisbane, Miami, last 16 Australian Open, Indian Wells
2016 Win Australian Open, US Open, Stuttgart, finalist Wimbledon, Olympic Games, WTA Finals, Cincinnati, Brisbane, semifinalist Montreal, Charleston, Miami
2015 Win Charleston, Stuttgart, Birmingham, Stanford, finalist Hong Kong, semifinalist Sydney, Nuremberg, Wuhan, quarterfinalist Brisbane, Tokyo, Peking, 3rd round Miami, Dubai, 1 win at WTA Finals
2014 Quarterfinalist Wimbledon, last 16 Australian Open, French Open, finalist Sydney, Doha, Eastbourne, Stanford, semifinalist Tokyo, quarterfinalist Brisbane, Paris, Miami, Nuremberg, Wuhan
2013 Win Linz, finalist Tokyo, Monterrey, semifinalist Sydney, Indian Wells, Stuttgart, quarterfinalist Brisbane, Madrid, Washington DC, Beijing, last 16 Australian Open, French Open, US Open
2012 Semifinalist Wimbledon, quarterfinalist French Open, last 16 US Open, win Paris, Copenhagen, finalist Eastbourne, Cincinnati, semifinalist Indian Wells, Hobart and Auckland, 3rd round Australian Open
2011 Semifinalist US Open, Dallas, Osaka, quarterfinalist Hobart, doubles semifinalist Osaka
2010 3rd round Australian Open, Wimbledon, finalist Bogota, semifinalist Luxemburg, quarterfinalist Fes, Copenhagen, last 16 Ponte Vedra Beach, Charleston, Birmingham, Peking


Fed Cup/Billie Jean King Cup (since 2007)

Rubbers played  Record
Total 29 14:15
Singles 29 14:15
Doublesl 0        0:0


Twitter: @AngeliqueKerber


Tatjana Maria

Date of birth: 8 August 1987
Birthplace: Bad Saulgau, Germany
Residence: Palm Beach Gardens, USA
Height: 172 cm
Plays: Right-handed
Current WTA ranking (As of 20.03.2023)
Singles: 65

Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2023 - Porsche Team Deutschland, Tatjana Maria

Career highlights (selection)

2023 Quarterfinalist Hua Hin
2022 Win Bogota, semifinalist Wimbledon, Seoul, quarterfinalist Bari, Granby, Gaiba, ITF win Pune
2021 Last 16 Limoges, Monterrey, Acapulco
2020 Quarterfinalist Newport Beach, last 16 Monterrey, Acapulco
2019 Semifinalist Nottingham, Guadalajara, Newport Beach, last 16 Miami, Luxemburg, Tashkent, Karlsruhe, Acapulco
2018 Win Mallorca, semifinalist Chicago, quarterfinalist Dubai, Limoges
2017 Semifinalist Québec, quarterfinalist Rabat, Bucharest, Linz, ITF win Midland, Southsea
2016 Doubles win Bogota
2012 Doubles win Québec


Fed Cup/Billie Jean King Cup (since 2006)

Rubbers played  Record
Total 18 11:7
Singles 11 6:5
Doubles 7        5:2


Twitter: @Maria_Tatjana


Jule Niemeier

Date of birth: 12 August 1999
Birthplace: Dortmund, Germany
Residence: Regensburg, Germany
Height: 178 cm
Plays: Right-handed
Current WTA ranking (As of 20.3.2023)
Singles: 67

Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2023 - Porsche Team Deutschland, Jule Niemeier

Career highlights (selection)

2023 Last 16 Linz, Lyon
2022 Win Makarska, quarterfinalist Wimbledon, Cluj-Napoca, Lausanne, last 16 US Open, ITF win Zagreb
2021 Semifinalist Hamburg, Strasbourg, quarterfinalist Chicago, ITF win Prague


Billie Jean King Cup (since 2021)

Rubbers played Record
Total 4 2:2
Single 2 1:1
Double 1        1:1



Laura Siegemund

Date of birth: 4 March 1988
Birthplace: Filderstadt, Germany
Residence: Stuttgart, Germany
Height: 168 cm
Plays: Right-handed
Current WTA Ranking (As of 20.03.2023)
Singles: 114

Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2023 - Porsche Team Deutschland, Laura Siegemund

Career highlights (selection)

2023  Third round Australian Open
2022 Quarterfinalist Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, ITF wins Portschach, Annenheim 2
2021 Quarterfinalist, Bad Homburg, last 16 Qatar Open, Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, Melbourne (Gippsland Trophy)
2020 Doubles: win US Open, singles: quarterfinalist French Open, Auckland, Indian Wells (Challenger Series), last 16, Prague, Palermo
2019 Semifinalist Bucharest, quarterfinalist Luxembourg, Hiroshima, Bol, last 16 Linz, Karlsruhe, Strasbourg, Stuttgart
2018 Quarterfinalist Moscow, Bucharest
2017 Win Stuttgart
2016 Win in Bastad, finalist Stuttgart, semifinalist Bucharest, quarterfinalist Olympic Games in Rio, quarterfinalist Charleston, 3rd round Australian Open, 3rd round US Open
2015 Doubles wins in Luxemburg, Florianopolis and `S-Hertogenbosch, singles quarterfinalist in Luxemburg, ITF win in Biarritz


Fed Cup/Billie Jean King Cup (since 2017)

Rubbers played Record
Total 5 2:3
Single 3 2:1
Double 2        0:2


Twitter: @laurasiegemund



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