Two of tennis' biggest stars were out of the game in 2017 either for injury or personal reasons. While their initial trials and tribulations to start 2018 weren't the most straightforward, they came "all the way back" at the All-England Club.
Angelique Kerber impressed in front of the Duchess of Sussex and Duchess of Cambridge as the German claimed a commanding 6-3, 6-3 win over seven-time champion Serena Williams in the final of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships.
Angelique Kerber and Serena Williams will contest the Wimbledon final after their respective impressive runs in a repeat of their 2016 clash, but this time both players are chasing for history with Williams going for her 24th Slam while Kerber goes for her first Wimbledon title.
Angelique Kerber made her return to the final of the Wimbledon Championships as the German ousted world number 12 Jelena Ostapenko in their first-ever meeting to set up a blockbuster meeting with Serena Williams.