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Rain stopped play -- even pigeon feathers stopped play -- but there was no stopping Serena Williams or Sabine Lisicki as they fought their way through to the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. Nor, indeed, Roger Federer who overcame a stiff back to beat Belgium's Xavier Malisse 7-6(1), 6-1, 4-6, 6-3.
Williams defeated the player who achieved the rare Golden Set, Yaroslava Shevdova...
Angelique Kerber reached the Wimbledon semifinals for the first time by taking the final four games to edge Sabine Lisicki 6-3, 6-7 (7), 7-5 Tuesday.
It was the first Grand Slam quarterfinal between two German women since Steffi Graf beat Claudia Kohde-Kilsch at the 1989 Australian Open.
The eighth-seeded Kerber, also a semifinalist at last year's U.S. Open, wasted three match...
Sabine Lisicki vs Angelique Kerber
Lisicki is a very talented player, but Wimbledon is without a doubt her Slam. She has reached the quarters and the semis the last two times she competed her (she missed the tournament in 2010). Lisicki has had to overcome some very tough injuries in her short career but is really a very impressive player when healthy. She hits the ball hard and...
Top-seeded Maria Sharapova's bid for a second consecutive Grand Slam title ended with a 6-4, 6-3 loss to No. 15 Sabine Lisicki in a windy, rainy fourth-round match at Wimbledon on Monday.
Sharapova was trying to become the first woman since Serena Williams in 2002 to win the French Open and Wimbledon in the same year.
The Russian completed a career Grand Slam by taking the...
WIMBLEDON - No Wimbledon title for Maria Sharapova this year. The current No. 1 who will lose her top ranking next week was dominated by Germany’s Sabine Liscki 6-4, 6-3 in a fourth round encounter on Monday.
“Yeah, certainly had chances,” Sharapova said. “I didn’t take them. But I think I a lot of the credit goes to my opponent. She played extremely...
WIMBLEDON – Other than wash out days on the first two days of the Championships, the second Monday is probably the worst to be affected by rain.
With all the Round four matches on the schedule, only the women completed both halves of their draw.
Most Court 1 inhabitants were excited at the prospect of catching Andy Murray here, when he might have reasonably been expected to...