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Marion Bartoli wins Wimbledon title

Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon championship

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 07 July 2013, 04:55:44 PM
Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

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Marion Bartoli won her first Grand Slam title as she thrashed Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-4 in Wimbledon final. (Image courtesy: Wimbledon)
Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

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Marion Bartoli, Sabine Lisicki enter the center court before start of Wimbledon women's single final. (Image courtesy: Wimbledon)
Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

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Marion Bartoli and Sabine Lisicki pose for a photograph before the start of Wimbledon women's single final. (Image courtesy: Wimbledon)
Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

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Bartoli sealed the biggest win of her life with an ace before climbing into stands to share a joyous embrace with Mauresmo and her father. (Image courtesy: Wimbledon)
Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

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28 year old Bartoli is the fifth oldest woman to become a first-time Grand Slam winner in the Open Era. (Image courtesy: Wimbledon)
Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

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Six years after losing to Venus Williams in Wimbledon final, Bartoli returned to Centre Court and finally ended her long wait for a major crown. (Image courtesy: Wimbledon)
Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

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Bartoli took just 81 minutes to rout 23rd seed Lisicki, who broke down in tears as the match slipped away in the second set. (Image courtesy: Wimbledon)
Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

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Winning her maiden major title in 47th Grand Slam appearance, Bartoli surpassed previous record set by Jana Novotna, who won Wimbledon after 45 appearances. (Image courtesy: Wimbledon)
Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

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Bartoli will climb to seventh in latest world rankings. She didn't drop a single set in her seven matches and is first Frenchwoman to win a Grand Slam singles title since Amelie Mauresmo at Wimbledon in 2006. (Image courtesy: Wimbledon)
Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

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23 year old Sabine Lisicki was a shadow of bold stroke-maker who stunned defending champion Serena Williams in fourth round. (Image courtesy: Wimbledon)
Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

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Liskci's beaming smile and all-action style had made her the darling of the Centre Court crowd this year, but this was a miserable end to her fairytale run and she was in tears when she served at 3-1 down. (Image courtesy: Wimbledon)
Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

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Throughout her career Bartoli's game has been marked by bizarre routines as she jumps, skips, shuffles and twirls her racket before serving or returning. (Image courtesy: Wimbledon)
Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

Bartoli thrash Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

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With the title within touching distance, tension crept into Bartoli's game and Lisicki was able to prolong the battle longer than expected. (Image courtesy: Wimbledon)