The former top 10 player dropped only two games during her first round match, but admitted that it was harder than it looked.
Johanna Konta maintained her fine form by coming back from a set down to beat Jelena Ostapenko 6-7(6) 6-1 6-2 in Montreal.
The British No.1 sees a silver lining to her latest heartbreak on the tour.
Johanna Konta was knocked out by Cibulkova, Kerber fought back from a set down to beat Claire Liu and Ostapenko thrashed Kirsten Flipkens.
The world No.22 has spoken about her experiences of the anti-doping procedures in tennis.
After she beat Johanna Konta in a tense three-set clash, Caroline Wozniacki stated her belief that she is capable of winning Wimbledon.
Petra Kvitova stepped up her level to beat Johanna Konta 6-3 6-4 and reach the second round in Birmingham.
The two-time Wimbledon champion previews her upcoming clash against the British No.1.
The Australian took home the trophy after earning a hard-fought win over the British number one in the Nottingham final.
A strong draw at WTA Birmingham features four of the top ten: Garbine Muguruza, Elina Svitolina, Karolina Pliskova and Petra Kvitova.
Johanna Konta overcame the challenge of 2017 champion Donna Vekic to set up a final against Ashleigh Barty, who beat Naomi Osaka.
After her French Open disappointment, the former top-five player is hoping to get back on track.
Karolina Pliskova loses 3-6 6-3 7-5 to Maria Sakkari in a huge upset in the second round of the Italian Open, while Halep thrashes Osaka.
Naomi Osaka set up a second-round clash with Simona Halep by obliterating Victoria Azarenka 6-0 6-3 at the Italian Open.
Great Britain lost their Fed Cup Play-Off 3-2 to Japan after defeat in the deciding doubles. Konta beat Osaka and Watson lost to Nara.
Naomi Osaka beat Watson 6-2 6-3, then Johanna Konta levelled for Great Britain in the Fed Cup Play-Off with a 6-4 6-2 win over Nara.
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