Posted July 05, 2013 on AP on Fox
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 Djokovic vs. No. 2 Andy Murray 2006 Madrid Masters, clay-outdoor, R16, Djokovic, 1-6, 7-5, 6-3. 2007 Indian Wells Masters, hard-outdoor, SF, Djokovic, 6-2, 6-3. 2007 Miami Masters, hard-outdoor, SF, Djokovic, 6-1, 6-0. 2008 Monte-Carlo Masters, clay-outdoor, R16, Djokovic, 6-0, 6-4. 2008 Toronto Masters, hard-outdoor, QF, Murray, 6-3, 7-6 (3). 2008 Cincinnati Masters, hard-outdoor, F, Murray, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5). 2009 Miami Masters, hard-outdoor, F, Murray, 6-2, 7-5. 2011 Australian Open, hard-outdoor, F, Djokovic, 6-4, 6-2, 6-3. 2011 Rome Masters, clay-outdoor, SF, Djokovic, 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (2). 2011 Cincinnati Masters, hard-outdoor, F, Murray, 6-4, 3-0, retired. 2012 Australian Open, hard-outdoor, SF, Djokovic, 6-3, 3-6, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 7-5. 2012 Dubai, hard-outdoor, SF, Murray, 6-2, 7-5. 2012 Miami Masters, hard-outdoor, F, Djokovic, 6-1, 7-6 (4). 2012 Olympics-Wimbledon, grass-outdoor, SF, Murray, 7-5, 7-5. 2012 U.S. Open, hard-outdoor, F, Murray, 7-6 (10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2. 2012 Shanghai Masters, hard-outdoor, F, Djokovic, 5-7, 7-6 (11), 6-3. 2012 ATP Finals-London, hard-indoor, RR, Djokovic, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5. 2013 Australian Open, hard-outdoor, F, Djokovic, 6-7 (2), 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-2.

Sabine Lisicki Battles, Wins Wimbledon Semifinal Over Radwanska

Lisicki leaves no doubt about it this time. She builds a 40-0 lead and she won’t let go this time. With a forehand winner, Lisicki completes her comeback from 0-3 down in the third set to win. She collapses to the court in tears and gets a very cold handshake from Radwanska. Related posts: Germany’s Sabine Lisicki Beats Kanepi And Moves Into Wimbledon Semis Serena Williams...

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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.

Lisicki to beat Bartoli in the Wimbledon Ladies Finals

 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...

No. 23 Sabine Lisicki reaches 1st Wimbledon final

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...

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...

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.

TN,MGSPINTL *2070 AP-TEN--Djokovic-del Potro Wimbledon Boxscore,0112

Djokovic-del Potro Wimbledon Boxscore By The Associated Press Friday At The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club London Men's Semifinal Novak Djokovic (1) def. Juan Martin del Potro (8), 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-7 (6), 6-3. Djokovic del Potro 1st Serve Percentage 69 60 Aces 22 4 Double Faults 2 4 1st Serve Winning Pct. 83 72 2nd Serve Winning Pct. 39 55 Fastest serve (mph...

Bartoli returns to Wimbledon final

Marion Bartoli wasted little time in advancing to her second Wimbledon final, dancing and grunting her way to a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Kirsten Flipkens on Thursday.

Andy Murray defeats Novak Djokovic for Wimbledon title

Andy Murray finally won one for the Brits, defeating top-seeded Novak Djokovic in straight sets for the Wimbledon title. Still, it wasn’t easy: Yes, this was history, and Murray’s 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 victory over top-seeded Novak Djokovic was a fitting close to nearly eight decades of British frustration in its own backyard: A straight-setter, yes, but a hard-fought, 3-hour, 9-minute...

Djokovic-Murray final is Drama Lite

So this is what tennis is turning to, its next generation. The straight man vs. the punchline. Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic won their semifinal matches Friday to advance to the Wimbledon final. It'll be the third final in the past four majors that they have played each other. In a crazy Wimbledon of upsets, it so happens that the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds have reached the end...

Wimbledon final: Murray up two sets

Andy Murray took a two-set lead over Novak Djokovic on Sunday in the Wimbledon final, winning the second 7-5 after taking the first 6-4. The players traded breaks in the second set, as they did in the first, and Murray again came out on top by breaking a second time. With the sun beating down on Centre Court, both players wore white caps and sat under umbrellas during changeovers...

2013 Wimbledon Champions

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Wimbledon Rewind: Thoughts on the Men’s Semifinals

Fast forward six months. We can anticipate a blockbuster meeting between two members of the Big Four in the Wimbledon final after all.  The route getting there took some intriguing twists and turns, however.  Here are some reactions to Friday’s action. That was…expected:  For the seventh time in ten years, the Wimbledon final will feature the top two men in the world.  When...

Juan Martin Del Potro Looks to Further Improve on his Best Wimbledon Ever

(July 3, 2013) For years now, I have dismissed Juan Martin Del Potro on grass. And it wasn’t without reason. He is very tall and has long legs, and the low bounce on grass makes it difficult for him to get down to hit balls comfortably. His movement on the surface has never been great. Most of all, though, even when he played his best tennis, the results just weren’t there on...
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