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Marion Bartoli won her first major title on her second attempt with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Sabine Lisicki on Saturday in the Wimbledon final.
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Saturday morning bright and early at 9 a.m.ET on ESPN it will be Breakfast at Wimbledon The Ladies Final. No odds maker on the planet had German Sabine Lisicki facing France’s Marion Bartoli in the final at Wimbledon 2013.Of note is the fact that Germany’s Lisicki and France’s Bartoli also form the second-lowest pair of seeded women to meet for the Wimbledon title. In 2007...
(July 6, 2013) Back when she was a 6-year-old girl, Marion Bartoli pretended to play match point on the Wimbledon Centre court. She dreamed of winning what she deemed the most coveted Grand Slam trophy. As Don Quixote had a quest and dreamed the impossible dream, Bartoli’s impossible dream came true on Saturday [...]
Wimbledon-Women's Final Comparison By The Associated Press No. 15 Marion Bartoli vs. No. 23 Sabine Lisicki Bartoli Lisicki
Age 28 23
Height 5-6 3/4 5-10
Weight 139 154
Rank 15 24
Career Money-x $8,513,782 $2,884,131
2013 Money-x $348,800 $319,143
Grand Slam Finals 0-1 -
Wimbledon Finals 0-1 -
Career Titles 7 3
Wimbledon Titles - -
2013 Titles - -
Before each match, Serena Williams allegedly was spotted stashing several Wimbledon towels in her bag as soon as she arrived on court — and then never returned them.
(July 7, 2013)History has been made, and the winners of this year’s Wimbledon Championships attended the prestigious Champions Ball at the Intercontinental Park Lane Hotel in London on Sunday evening.
The women’s and men’s singles winners, Marion Bartoli and Andy Murray, pose together
The stunning surprise of the evening was the elegantly beautiful women’s singles winner...
Whether in a match, a set, a game - or even within a single point - Sabine Lisicki simply cannot be counted out.
Especially at Wimbledon, where she is one victory from becoming a Grand Slam champion.
Fashioning the same sort of comeback she used to eliminate defending titlist Serena Williams at the All England Club, the 23rd-seeded Lisicki reached her first major final by edging...
By Maud Watson
No matter how poor her results coming into or after Wimbledon, for that fortnight, Sabine Lisicki plays like a Top 5 talent. She’s defeated the reigning French Open champion four of the last five years (she didn’t play in 2010), and her winning percentage against Top 10 players on the lawns of the All England Club is quite impressive. But unlike...
Sabine Lisicki is winning hearts and minds in the tennis world with her impressive run at Wimbledon . And with that newfound attention and success comes some great photo ops.
Lisicki tweeted a photo out yesterday of her with golf legend Jack Nicklaus:
It was so great to meet golf legend @jacknicklaus yesterday!! He's such a nice person :-) pic.twitter.com/H2z8Wy2Mlg
Andy Murray and Marion Bartoli certainly stole the show this fortnight with their emphatic victories at Wimbledon. Their good form continued off the court where both looked stunning at the Wimbledon Champions Dinner.
Women's Championship Saturday No. 15 Marion Bartoli vs. No. 23 Sabine Lisicki Lisicki leads 3-1 2008 Wimbledon, grass-outdoor, R128, Bartoli, 6-2, 6-4.
2009 Charleston, green clay-outdoor, SF, Lisicki, 6-3, 6-1.
2011 Charleston, green clay-outdoor, R32, Lisicki, 6-2, 6-3.
2011 Wimbledon, grass-outdoor, QF, Lisicki, 6-4, 6-7 (7), 6-1.
Men's Championship Sunday No. 1 Novak...
Men's Singles - Andy Murray (2), Britain
Women's Singles - Marion Bartoli (15), France
Men's Doubles - Bob and Mike Bryan (1), United States
Women's Doubles - Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, and Peng Shuai (8), China
Mixed Doubles - Daniel Nestor, Canada, and Kristina Mladenovic (8), France
Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles - Lindsay Davenport, United States, and Martina...
Happy weekend, y’al,
Marion Bartoli just won Wimbledon. The girl version.
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It’s best to keep a safe distance from Sabine Lisicki this fortnight.
At the end of a chaotic fortnight, a Wimbledon women’s final has emerged that almost nobody expected. Here is a look at how it took shape on Thursday, and some key facts about the matchup, plus a detour into men’s doubles.
A tale of two semifinals: Notching her sixth consecutive straight-sets victory...