Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Close  
sports / Tennis
  • share this

Sabine Lisicki into Wimbledon final

/ 12:07 AM July 05, 2013

Sabine Lisicki of Germany celebrates after beating Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland to win a Women’s singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday, July 4, 2013. AP Photo

LONDON — Sabine Lisicki became the first German woman since 1999 to reach a Grand Slam final when she defeated Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 2-6, 9-7 on Thursday in a thrilling Wimbledon semifinal.

The 24th seed Lisicki will face France’s 15th-seeded Marion Bartoli, the 2007 runner-up, in Saturday’s title match looking to become Germany’s first champion at a major since Steffi Graf beat Martina Hingis to claim the 1999 French Open.

ADVERTISEMENT
TAGS: Agnieszka Radwanska, Sabine Lisicki, Sports, Tennis, Wimbledon
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2016 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved