Sloane Stephens made quick work of Jamie Hampton in a battle of American women at the U.S. Open, where men’s defending champion Andy Murray ousted Leonardo Mayer to advance to the third round.
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.
An ace by Kirsten Flipkens eliminated Petra Kvitova from the quarterfinals of Wimbledon, guaranteeing a first-time women’s Grand Slam champion at the tournament.
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.
Serena Williams beat Johanna Larsson in straight sets to win tennis’s Swedish Open, her seventh WTA title this year.
At 5:24 p.m. local time on Centre Court, a backhand into the net by the world’s top-ranked tennis player gave Andy Murray his first Wimbledon title, and ended a 77-year wait for Britain.
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.
"My body just can't do it anymore."
- Marion Bartoli on Aug 14, 2013