Sabine Lisicki


Australia's Fed Cup team aiming to end final drought

Linda Pearce Fed Cup is like Davis Cup's little sister, the sibling that struggles to be noticed, the one that suffers a minor identity crisis beyond its dedicated inner circle.

A serener Serena

Serena Williams

Linda Pearce A shock loss to Virginie Razzano in 2012 was the catalyst for Serena Williams' rebirth.


How Serena Williams rebooted her career after grand slam debacle

Linda Pearce Serena Williams says she will be happy even if she never wins another tennis match and yet win is all she seems to do.

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Results from the third day of the Open

Collated results from the third day's play at the Australian Open.


Stosur, Tomic through to third round at Wimbledon

Sam Stosur celebrates her win.

Greg Baum Sam Stosur wipes the court with Russia's Olga Puchkova and Bernard Tomic beats American James Blake.


A corner of Wimbledon becomes Australian

Work in progress: Samantha Stosur says she is ''probably just been doing it a bit better''.

Greg Baum Sam Stosur was authoritative as she wiped the court with Russia's Olga Puchkova.


Silence, please! It's one match at a time for Tomic, Stosur

Bernard Tomic.

Greg Baum Even for the best players, that one match always could be the last, for now. This zaniest of Wimbledons demonstrates it.


Stosur exits Wimbledon disappointed

Sabine Lisicki of Germany shakes hands at the net with Samantha Stosur after their third round match.

Greg Baum Sam Stosur leaves Wimbledon a little less mystified by its famous grass courts, but still unable to make inroads on them.


Tomic out to 'give it' to Berdych

Bernard Tomic.

London Bernard Tomic eyes a dream quarter-final rematch with world No.1 Novak Djokovic.

Williams to continue fighting for equal rights

Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan in their women's singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London June 29, 2013.           REUTERS/Eddie Keogh (BRITAIN  - Tags: SPORT TENNIS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Top seed and defending champion Serena Williams breezed into the fourth round at Wimbledon but vowed to keep fighting for equal rights under the bright lights of the All England club.


Wimbledon shocks continue as Williams shown the door

Serena Williams knocked out of Wimbledon.

Greg Baum Sabine Lisicki felled Serena Williams and marked the moment by flinging herself to the court and staying there, face-down. When she got up, she was shaking and crying.


Lisicki shows Serena the door

Serena Williams.

London German 23rd seed ends Williams' reign as Wimbledon champion.

Williams out as giant killer falls to earth

Wonder win: Sabine Lisicki falls to the ground after beating Serena Williams at Wimbledon.

Greg Baum Sabine Lisicki could believe in this victory before the match, but not after it.


Lisicki into Wimbledon semi-finals

That winning feeling: Sabine Lisicki of Germany celebrates after defeating Kaia Kanepi of Estonia, to enter the semi-finals.

London German sweeps into last four with emphatic win over Estonia's Kaia Kanepi.


Welcome to the Flip side of the Wimbledon survivors' guide

Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium celebrates after defeating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in their women's quarter-final tennis match at Wimbledon.

Greg Baum All the attention this Wimbledon has been on those who didn't make it through. Henceforth, it's all about those who did.

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Flipkens joins battle of the real survivors

Kirsten Flipkens

Greg Baum All the attention this Wimbledon has been on those who didn't make it through. Henceforth, it is all about those who did. This has become the survivors' guide to winning Wimbledon.


Bartoli storms into Wimbledon final

Marion Bartoli

Greg Baum, London Via what was technically a tennis match, unconventional Frenchwoman Marion Bartoli reached her second Wimbledon final in six years with a 6-1 6-2 victory over Belgian Kirsten Flipkens on Thursday.


Battle of the maidens offers surprise twist

Sabine Lisicki

Greg Baum The key is to ascertain which player would be less surprising as a first-time winner.


Bartoli wins Wimbledon women's title

Marion Bartoli reacts after she won the women's singles final against Sabine Lisicki.

Greg Baum Marion Bartoli romps to her first Grand Slam title, thrashing Germany's Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-4.


Bartoli reaps the rewards of being different

France's Marion Bartoli

Greg Baum Marion Bartoli takes fierce pride in being different, as a person, as a tennis player, as a stylist. Now, after an abjectly one-sided final on Saturday, she is the Wimbledon champion