After Marion Bartoli heard game, set, match Saturday, she took to the stands to embrace her nearest and dearest -- a tradition that was started on Centre Court in 1987 by Aussie Pat Cash.
Not dropping a set throughout the tournament, Marion Bartoli and her eccentric personality owned the All England Club this year.
Comeback specialist and crowd favorite Sabine Lisicki faces aggressive, animated Marion Bartoli in a compelling, if unexpected, Wimbledon final matchup.
Germany's Sabine Lisicki ignored her grass allergies, dropped and rolled following her forehand winner to seal a 6-4, 2-6, 9-7 victory over Agnieszka Radwanska.
What the Wimbledon women's semifinals are lacking in star power, they're making up for in interesting storylines. Most important, all four are vying for their first career Grand Slam title.
Sloane Stephens, the final American, is out, and the women's semifinals are set. In an already-wacky Wimbledon, the semis not surprisingly are comprised of three players nobody would have expected and one many may have never heard of.
Serena Williams avoided the upset bug until Monday. She was taken down by Sabine Lisicki in a loss that shocked everyone but the American star.