Source: Mike Singer / CBS Sports
For a Wimbledon rife with upsets and surprises, Sabine Lisicki’s shocking takedown of world No. 1 Serena Williams on Monday topped them all.
The 23-year-old German was the first to steal a set from Serena all tournament, and she became the first woman to defeat Williams in the past 34 matches.
Following the match, Lisicki was so overwhelmed that she began to cry.
“I’m so happy,” she said between tears to BBC. “Serena played a fantastic match. She’s such a tough opponent. It’s just an amazing feeling to win this match. The crowd was so amazing.”
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