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Sabine Lisicki Has Chance Now to Follow Steffi Graf

23 year old German Tennis player Sabine Lisicki has the chance to make history for Germany in Wimbledon finale against Marion Bartoli. Steffi Graf won Wimbledon the last time in 1996 for Germany. Now 17 years later Lisicki can win it again.

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Sabine Lisicki Has Chance Now to Follow Steffi Graf

Steffi Graf is still a household name in Germany and also world-wide. Now another german female tennis player has the chance to become famous. 23-old Sabine Lisicki is playing right now against Marion Bartoli in the Wimbledon women finale. It has been 17 years that a german won the female finale in Wimbledon. It was legendary Steffi Graf, who won Wimbledon the last time in 1996 for Germany. Steffi Graf has won a record of 22 single Grand Slam titles. This is the most title for male or female since 1968 according to Wikipedia .

The German fans cannot watch the Wimbledon finale today in free TV. Pay TV channel Sky got the exclusive rights in Germany. In the US you can watch the Wimbledon final on ESPN. You can follow the live scores on the Wimbledon site .

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Wimbledon 2014 Results: Scores and Recap from Wednesday's Quarterfinal Matches

Source: Bleacher Report

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Source: Bleacher Report  Full article at: Bleacher Report Jul 2 2014, 3:36pm CDT


Update: 11

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Wimbledon 2014: Updated Results and Scores from Day 9 at All England Club

Source: Bleacher Report

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As the final rounds of this year's Wimbledon are showing, the real excitement lies on the ladies' side of the bracket. With all due respect to their male counterparts, the semifinals are a hodge-podge of familiar faces who win every year.  There's nothing wrong with seeing names like Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic on the bracket, since they are the big stars and draw more eyeballs, but sometimes getting ...
Source: Bleacher Report  Full article at: Bleacher Report Jul 2 2014, 2:41pm CDT

Update: 8

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Source: Bleacher Report

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Source: Bleacher Report  Full article at: Bleacher Report Jul 2 2014, 11:00am CDT

Update: 7

Gallery: Duchess Kate and Prince William at Wimbledon


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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, attend day nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on Wednesday in London. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images. Matthew Stockman, Getty Images. Matthew Stockman, Getty Images. Prince William and Kate sit in the Royal Box on Centre Court during the women’s singles quarter-final match between Romania’s Simona Halep and Germany’s Sabine Lisicki ...
Source:   Full article at: Jul 2 2014, 8:37am CDT

Update: 6

Wet Day, Dry Well

Source: Hoops Manifesto

The day was a wet one at Wimbledon, with rain persisting long enough to force all non-Centre Court matches to early-evening or nighttime conclusions. Some matches didn’t even finish, creating a backlog that will disrupt the second-week schedule at the All-England Club. (More will be said on that subset of problems in a separate piece here at Attacking The Net.) Yet, while Saturday provided plenty of precipitation, the well of good tennis ran dry for Serena Williams ...
Source: Hoops Manifesto   Full article at: Hoops Manifesto Jun 28 2014, 11:36pm CDT

Update: 5

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Source:   Full article at: Jun 26 2014, 9:59am CDT

Update: 4

Tennis: Rampant Serena into Wimbledon second round

Source: Channel News Asia

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LONDON: Top seed Serena Williams took the express route into the Wimbledon second round with a 6-1, 6-2 thrashing of fellow American Anna Tatishvili on Tuesday.Williams, bidding for a sixth Wimbledon singles crown, was playing for the first time since her embarrassing French Open second round exit against Garbine Muguruza and the world number one needed only 61 minutes on Centre Court to erase the bitter taste ...
Source: Channel News Asia   Full article at: Channel News Asia Jun 24 2014, 1:46pm CDT

Update: 3

Bartoli: No regrets for post-Wimbledon retirement

Source: Sacramento Bee

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Source: Sacramento Bee   Full article at: Sacramento Bee Jun 22 2014, 11:40am CDT

Update: 2

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Source: Bleacher Report  Full article at: Bleacher Report Jun 22 2014, 8:00am CDT

Update: 1

Lisicki did not make it

Sabine Lisicki lost pretty clear to Marion Partoli. Maybe next year she will take over Steffi Graf's legacy.

Jul 6 2013, 2:04pm CDT

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