Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli quit professional tennis less than six weeks after winning her first Grand Slam title and 12 days before the U.S. Open starts.
Sabine Lisicki came back from a break down in the final set to become the first German woman since Steffi Graf to reach the Wimbledon tennis final.
Marion Bartoli danced in the locker room before the Wimbledon final, and ended up playing her best match of the tournament as she brushed aside Sabine Lisicki to clinch France’s first major tennis championship in seven years.
Defending champion Serena Williams lost to France’s Marion Bartoli in the fourth round of Wimbledon, ending her comeback after almost a year away from tennis because of injuries and illness.
Marion Bartoli dominated Sabine Lisicki from start to finish at Wimbledon to win France’s first major tennis championship in seven years.
Defending Wimbledon champion Serena Williams was served out of the tournament she’s won five times by Sabine Lisicki.
Sabine Lisicki of Germany beat Marion Bartoli of France 6-4, 6-7 (4-7), 6-1 in the Wimbledon women’s quarterfinals.
Serena Williams’s Wimbledon defeat to big-serving Sabine Lisicki opens up the possibility of a first- time women’s singles champion at the All England Club.
"I have this entrepreneurial, take-some-risk spirit."
- Marion Bartoli on Oct 31, 2014