Marion Bartoli wins first Wimbledon title

No. 15 ranked Marion Bartoli of France earned her first ever Wimbledon Championship with a domineering win over No. 24 Sabine Lisicki of Germany, 6-1, 6-4 at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships. It was not the final match up anyone envisioned with the likes of Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova seeded No. 1 and 2 respectively.

Wimbledon to push start date back

Wimbledon organizers say the Grand Slam tournament will be pushed back one week in 2015 to lengthen the grass-court season. The All England Club said in a statement Thursday that the change will "benefit the sport as a whole by creating a three-week gap between the French Open and Wimbledon," giving players more time to

Serena Williams wins 5th Wimbledon Championship

On Saturday, 4-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams of the USA did it again, adding a 5th Wimbledon trophy to her still expanding trophy case by defeating No. 3 seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-1, 5-7, 6-2. At 30 years old, after missing three Grand Slams in a row in 2010 and 2011 due to injury

Radwanska will meet Serena Williams in 2012 Wimbledon final

The 2012 Wimbledon Championships final will match up a first-time Grand Slam finalist, No. 3 seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland against 4-time Wimbledon champion, No. 6 seed Serena Williams of the U.S.A. Serena brings tons of experience to the match, while Agnieszka is the first-ever male or female from Poland to reach a Grand Slam

Semifinals set for 2012 Wimbledon Championships

The 2012 Wimbledon Championship semifinals have been determined, pitting in one match No. 2 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus against No. 6 Serena Williams of the U.S.A. Serena leads their head-to-head series 7-1 with the last five going to Serena, including a quarterfinal match at Wimbledon in 2009. Most recently, Serena defeated Victoria on clay at

Sharapova into 4th round over Hsieh

World No. 1 Maria Sharapova of Russia has cruised into the 4th round of the 2012 Wimbledon Championships with a win over No. 62 Su Wei Hsieh from Taiwan 6-1, 6-4. It wasn't as easy, however, as the score indicates. After an easy 1st set, Maria had to rally from 4-2 down in the 2nd

Clijsters through as ailing Zvonareva retires

Unseeded Kim Clijsters of Belgium won an easy match over No. 12 seed, Vera Zvonareva of Russia in round three of the 2012 Wimbledon Championships. Kim dominated the 1st set winning 6-3. Then in the 2nd set, Vera left the court for treatment after a respiratory infection made it difficult for her to breathe. She

Sharapova survives scare by Pironkova

World No. 1, Maria Sharapova of Russia, survived a real scare from No. 38 ranked Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria on Thursday in round two of the 2012 Wimbledon Championships, 7-6(3), 6-7(3), 6-0. Maria fought off 5 set points in the first set before taking it to a tie-break and winning the set 7-6(3). Maria was

Paszek stuns Wozniacki in 1st round at Wimbledon

No. 49 ranked Tamira Paszek of Austria knocked off former World No. 1, 7th seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark in a hard-fought 3-setter, 5-7, 7-6(4), 6-4, in round one of the 2012 Wimbledon Championships. Tamira certainly wasn't an easy opponent, coming off a win at Eastbourne for her third WTA title. Against Caroline on Centre

Cirstea defeats Li Na at Wimbledon

Sorana Cirstea of Romania, ranked No. 50, defeated last year's French Open champion, No. 11 seed, Li Na of China, 6-3, 6-4, in round 2 of the 2012 Wimbledon Championships. The match lasted just one hour and 37 minutes. Li, the No. 1 Chinese player, became the first Asian player to win a Grand Slam

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