Marion Bartoli

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BBC Guy on Wimbledon Champ: She's No 'Looker'

John Inverdale is predictably sorry

(Newser) - Apparently, the fact that Wimbledon is a test of athletic prowess with no evening gown competition has been lost on at least one BBC announcer, who is backpedaling as mightily as he is gracelessly after inferring that yesterday's women's champ, Marion Bartoli , had to work hard because she'... More »

Wimbledon's New Champ: Marion Bartoli

Tomorrow, Andy Murray tries to win for the home crowd

(Newser) - Marion Bartoli of France is this year's women's champ at Wimbledon after she defeated Germany's Sabine Lisicki in straight sets today, 6-1, 6-4, reports AP . She won six straight games in the first set and five in the second for her first major victory. Bleacher Report has... More »

Williams Sisters Advance to Quarters

Siblings stay on course to meet in Open semis

(Newser) - One of the US Open women's semifinals may be a family affair: Both Williams sisters are making serious runs at the final four. Venus, seeded 12th, and eighth seed Serena haven't lost a set yet, and each buzzed through her fourth-round match yesterday in two sets. Serena showed no ill... More »

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