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.
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.
Andy Murray’s ninth Wimbledon might be his easiest.
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.
Sabine Lisicki of Germany beat Marion Bartoli of France 6-4, 6-7 (4-7), 6-1 in the Wimbledon women’s quarterfinals.
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.
Marion Bartoli dominated Sabine Lisicki from start to finish at Wimbledon to win France’s first major tennis championship in seven years.
"I have this entrepreneurial, take-some-risk spirit."
- Marion Bartoli on Oct 31, 2014