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Sunday, 7 July 2013

Wimbledon 2013:Marion Bartoli of France lifted Women's Singles title

In the Women's Singles category of Wimbledon, Marion Bartoli of France on 6 July 2013 won her maiden Grand Slam title. 23rd seed Sabine Lisicki of Germany failed to match Bartoli and lost in title clash in straight sets, 1-6, 4-6. Lisicki was the first German woman since 1999 to reach a Grand Slam final. The tournament was played in London.
Marion Bartoli is a top-10 French professional tennis player and presently French no. 1. She has won one singles major, seven other Women's Tennis Association singles titles and three doubles titles.
Marion Bartoli is 28 years old. She had played her previous Wimbledon final in 2007 which she had lost to Venus Williams. She is the fifth oldest woman to become a first time major winner in the Open Era.


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