Sharapova gets past Lisicki in 2 sets at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) Maria Sharapova reached the U.S. Open's fourth round by taking five of the last six games after her opponent, Sabine Lisicki, was warned by the chair umpire about receiving coaching help. Avoiding the sort of surprise that saw half of the top eight seeded women lose already, No. 5 Sharapova eliminated No. 26 Lisicki 6-2, 6-4 in a hard-hitting match that began Friday...
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Lisicki Sets New MPH Record For Serve

((HT: ESPN))Sabine Lisicki pulled this off yesterday in her match against Ana IvanovicThe old record was Venus Williams' at 129MPH in the 2007 US Open
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabine Lisicki Breaks The Record For Fastest Serve In History

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } On Tuesday night, Sabine Lisicki managed to break the record for fastest serve in WTA history in a match against Ana...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO VAULT: Sabine Lisicki throws downs a 131 mph serve and sets new record

During her opening round match against Ana Ivanovic in Stanford, Sabine Lisicki served a 131 mph bomb that the WTA tour certified as the fastest recorded serve in history. The former record was 129 mph held Venus Williams.It was certainly a phenomenal consolation prize since Boom Boom ended up losing the match in straight sets.
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON: Retaliation for Crip Walk? Lisicki Gets Honors over Serena Williams

Sabine Lisicki reached the Wimbledon final last year. Officially, that’s why she was selected to play the opening women’s singles match Tuesday at the All England Club. I wish I believed that’s the main reason they chose her. It’s only suspicion, based on years of anecdotal evidence, that tells me Lisicki was picked partly because of last year, but partly because she is blonde...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Hingis, Lisicki win women's doubles title at Sony Open

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Martina Hingis won her first doubles title in seven years when she and Sabine Lisicki defeated Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 4-6, 6-4, 10-5 Sunday at the Sony Open. The doubles title was the 38th for Hingis, a former No. 1 player, but her first since Doha in 2007. The final was the first for the 33-year-old Hingis since she came out of retirement last...
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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON: For First Time Ever, Serena’s Body and Mind Break down at Same Time

Serena Williams loss to Sabine Lisicki wasn’t an upset at Wimbledon. It was THE upset. REPORTING FROM THE ALL ENGLAND CLUB IN WIMBLEDON WIMBLEDON, England This is the impossible. It doesn’t happen because it can’t happen. Now, it did happen. Serena Williams lost in the fourth round at Wimbledon on Monday, 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 to Sabine Lisicki. It’s not just that Serena lost, which...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 7 seed Lisicki withdraws from Brisbane because of illness

Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki withdrew from the Brisbane International because of a stomach illness before her scheduled second-round match Wednesday against Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland. Lisicki, seeded seventh, beat Magdalena Rybarikova in straight sets in her first-round match and another win would have put her into a quarterfinal, potentially against No. 2 Victoria Azarenka...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Lisicki withdraws from Brisbane due to illness

Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki withdrew from the Brisbane International due to a stomach illness before her scheduled second-round match Wednesday against Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland. Lisicki, seeded seventh, beat Magdalena Rybarikova in straight sets in her first-round match and another win would have put her into a quarterfinal, potentially against No. 2 Victoria Azarenka...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss


Tennis players have made luxe jewelry a part of their on-court wardrobes. Rafael Nadal plays the game with a Richard Mille watch on his wrist. He won the 2013 U.S. Open while wearing a $690,000 timepiece from the brand. Maria Sharapova has previously partnered with Tiffany & Co., to don diamond designs during Grand Slam competition. It was recently announced that German tennis...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Serena stakes a claim to tennis immortality

Serena Williams just won the WTA Tour Championships, capping off what has been arguably the greatest season of her career. She reclaimed the number one ranking in February and has tenaciously held on to it since then. She won the French Open, perhaps the greatest threat to her legacy in that her normal grass- and hard-court dominance had not really stretched to include the clay that...
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Stephens reaches Luxembourg quarters

Caroline Wozniacki, Sloane Stephens and Sabine Lisicki -- the top three seeded players -- won in straight sets Thursday to reach the Luxembourg Open quarterfinals. Wozniacki beat two-time finalist Monica Niculescu of Romania 6-3, 6-2. Stephens, seeded second, defeated Yvonne Meusburger of Austria 7-5, 6-4. Lisicki of Germany eliminated Tereza Smitkova of the Czech Republic 6-4,...
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October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Lisicki, Date-Krumm win in Osaka

Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki of Germany outlasted Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa 7-5, 7-6 (1) to reach the second round of the Japan Open on Tuesday. Lisicki struggled with a right wrist injury after making her first Grand Slam singles final, and has yet to win more than two matches in a row. She hit five aces and took advantage of eight double faults by Scheepers to set...
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October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

A Squirrel Went Streaking During The US Open

This batty little squirrel decided to get a run in during the first round match between Sabine Lisicki and Vera Dushevina. Lisicki would go on to win the match, but it was the brazen little  squirrel that won the hearts of the audience. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Sabine Lisicki gets up close with rodent at the U.S. Open

Awwww, I love little critters! Even if they do carry rabies. During Sabine Lisicki’s early-round match at the U.S. Open this week, the chair umpire had to delay the match because a squirrel ran onto the court. Even the stodgy world of tennis could find the humor in it. The crowd laughed as the furry little sweetheart ran across the court. Personal note No. 1: I had a debate with...
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Squirrel Takes Center Stage at the US Open

The excitement of the tennis at the US Open is driving fans to nuts!  So much so that a squirrell ended up taking center stage during a match between Sabine Lisicki and Vera Dushevina.  (Get it? Squirell..nuts?) Bad joke aside, no one can deny the fancy footwork on that little guy.  He must have given Sabine some tips as she took the match 6-2. 7-6 (3).  Enjoy!
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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Squirrel causes stir at U.S. Open

German tennis star Sabine Lisicki was minding her own business Monday during the second set of her opening-round win over Vera Dushevina, when a fame-hungry, acorn-hungry or otherwise attention-seeking squirrel decided to interrupt the party: Ridding a tennis court of a squirrel is serious business. They're not especially responsive to verbal commands, they think everything...
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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Cutest Little Squirrel Halts U.S. Open Momentarily

Sabine Lisicki and Vera Dushevina were allotted a small break unexpectedly during their first round match-up at the U.S. Open of tennis on Wednesday. It was by far the most entertaining that happened during the first round of the U.S. Open. Yay, tennis. [Guyism] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Squirrel interrupts match at U.S. Open

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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Wozniacki looking for more success in New Haven

Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki beat Kristina Mladenovic 7-5, 6-0 on Sunday to begin play at the New Haven Open. The match was the first in the main draw. The top seeded players take the court Monday and Tuesday. Lisicki, from Germany, never trailed against the Frenchwoman and won the first five games of the second set, which was interrupted by a brief rain delay. Just four...
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August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

BBC analyst in hot water for comments

BBC's John Inverdale is catching a lot of heat for comments he made about the physical appearance of Wimbledon winner Marion Bartoli. 

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July 08, 2013  |  1 Comment

Women's final terrible for tennis

Marion Bartoli climbed into the stands and hugged her father, Walter, who only politely hugged back. A few minutes later, she would interrupt her own on-court interview to say, "First of all, my dad, who is here with me today, means so much.'' Bartoli had just won Wimbledon on Saturday, beating Serena-killer Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-4. And this is when a tennis player...
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July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Wimbledon Women's Boxscore

Saturday At The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club London Championship Marion Bartoli (15) def. Sabine Lisicki (23), 6-1, 6-4. Bartoli Lisicki 1st Serve Percentage 67 65 Aces 2 6 Double Faults 6 5 1st Serve Winning Pct. 79 52 2nd Serve Winning Pct. 37 39 Fastest serve (mph) 106 115 Average 1st serve speed (mph) 101 103 Average 2nd serve speed (mph) 93 82 Winners (including...
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July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Bartoli routs Lisicki to win Wimbledon

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.
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

TN,MGSPINTL *2080 AP-TEN--Wimbledon-Women's Final Comparison,0187

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 - - Head-to-Head 1-3...
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July 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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