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In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown

July 7, 2013, 9:44 am
  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • Marion Bartoli of France overwhelmed an out of sorts Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-4 on a sun-drenched Centre Court to win her first Wimbledon title on Saturday.
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  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • Bartoli, seeded 15th, took full advantage of a desperately nervous performance by her German opponent.
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  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • In her first appearance in the decider at the biggest tournament of all, Lisicki couldn't get past the finish line as she lost in straight sets.
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  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • Lisicki's booming serve never functioned smoothly. However, later she suddenly found form but that wasn't quite enough to stage a comeback.
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  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • An exalted Bartoli after her victory, raced across the arena in celebration of her first Wimbledon championship.
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  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • Lisicki couldn't hold back her tears as she missed out on a golden opportunity to win her first Wimbledon title.
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  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • Marion Bartoli of France and Sabine Lisicki of Germany pose with their respective titles.
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  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • Twin brothers Mike and Bob Bryan captured their fourth straight major with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo.
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  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • The Croatian-Brazilian pair of Dodig and Melo was not enough to stop the Bryan Brothers from from winning their 15th Grand Slam at Wimbledon.
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  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • Hsieh Su-wei and Peng Shuai won their first Grand Slam title with a 7-6 (1), 6-1 victory over Australian duo Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua in the women's doubles final.
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  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • The 12th-seeded Dellacqua and Barty were bidding to become the first all-Australian team to win the women's title at the All England Club since 1978.
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  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown
  • In pics: Marion Bartoli wins maiden Wimbledon crown