Tag Archives: Sabine Lisicki

Bartoli’s brilliant Major breakthrough at Wimbledon

TweetWe had to ask ourselves, and Marion Bartoli would have asked the loudest, whether or not we were dreaming. Or was this a parallel universe we had slipped into, as smoothly as Bartoli had slipped through the draw, as inconspicuously as possible, a universe where 28 year olds written off time and time again won […]

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Sabine sinks Radwanska to make first Major final

TweetSabine Lisicki made her first Major final beating the woman who came second to Serena last year, Agnieszka Radwanska. It was the German’s second Wimbledon semi-final. And the experience of her first one two years ago, a match in which she under-performed and lost to Sharapova in straights, seemed to have done her the world […]

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All eyes on Agnieszka: Wimbledon semi-finals preview

TweetFor Agnieszka Radwanska to win a Major, it was commonly thought, Serena Williams, Vika Azarenka and Maria Sharapova would all have to be removed before the last four. One of them she could perhaps handle, particularly Sharapova over whom she has had some big wins, but two of them would always be too much. At […]

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Sabine shocks Serena in SW19 last sixteen

TweetWimbledon has been a happy hunting ground for Sabine Lisicki over the years. But in this year’s last sixteen she stalked and captured the biggest beast in the grounds, a head to mount on the wall in pride of place, above that of Kuznetsova in 2009, Li Na in 2011 and Maria Sharapova in 2012: […]

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