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Tennis

Wimbledon

At London

Surface: Grass-Outdoor

Singles

Men

Semifinals

Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Juan Martin del Potro (8), Argentina, 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-7 (6), 6-3.

Andy Murray (2), Britain, def. Jerzy Janowicz (24), Poland, 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3.

Doubles

Women

Semifinals

Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua (12), Australia, def. Anna-Lena Groenefeld, Germany, and Kveta Peschke (7), Czech Republic, 7-6 (6), 6-2.

Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, and Peng Shuai (8), China, def. Shuko Aoyama, Japan, and Chanelle Scheepers, South Africa, 6-4, 6-3.

Mixed

Semifinals

Bruno Soares, Brazil, and Lisa Raymond (1), United States, def. Jean-Julien Rojer, Netherlands, and Vera Dushevina, Russia, 6-4, 6-4.

Daniel Nestor, Canada, and Kristina Mladenovic (8), France, def. Nenad Zimonjic, Serbia, and Katarina Srebotnik (3), Slovenia, 6-2, 6-7 (4), 11-9.

SHOW COURT SCHEDULES

Today

Centre Court

Play begins at 9 a.m.

Women’s Singles Final: Sabine Lisicki (23), Germany, vs. Marion Bartoli (15), France

Men’s Doubles Final: Bob and Mike Bryan (1), United States, vs. Ivan Dodig, Croatia, and Marcelo Melo (12), Brazil

Women’s Doubles Final: Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, and Peng Shuai (8), China, vs. Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua (12), Australia

WOMENíS CHAMPIONSHIP Today Head-To-Head

No. 15 Marion Bartoli vs. No. 23 Sabine Lisicki

Lisicki leads 3-1

2008 Wimbledon, grass-outdoor, R128, Bartoli, 6-2, 6-4.

2009 Charleston, green clay-outdoor, SF, Lisicki, 6-3, 6-1.

2011 Charleston, green clay-outdoor, R32, Lisicki, 6-2, 6-3.

2011 Wimbledon, grass-outdoor, QF, Lisicki, 6-4, 6-7 (7), 6-1.

Final Comparison

BartoliLisicki
Age2823
Height5-6 3/4 5-10
Weight139154
Rank1524
Career Money$8.5M$2.8M
2013 Money$348,800$319,143
Grand Slam Finals0-1-
Wimbledon Finals0-1-
Career Titles73
Wimbledon Titles--
2013 Titles--
Head-to-Head1-33-1
Career Record488-297228-145
2013 Record7-026-12
2013 Record-Grass57-268-1
Career Record-Grand Slam78-4635-19
Career Record-Wimbledon27-1019-4
Career Record-Grass57-2630-11
Career 3-Set Record113-9254-66
2013 3-Set Record3-46-6

2013 Wimbledon

Matches66
Opponents Avg. Rank64.321.8
Sets12-012-3
Games76-4382-51
Points419-316495-416
Time on Court8:459:12
Avg. Time on Court1:281:32
Three-Set Matches- 3
Tiebreak Record--

Wimbledon Road

Marion Bartoli (15)

First – def. Elina Svitolina, 6-3, 7-5.

Second – def. Christina McHale, 7-5, 6-4.

Third – def. Camila Giorgi, 6-4, 7-5.

Fourth – def. Karin Knapp, 6-2, 6-3.

Quarters – def. S. Stephens (17), 6-4, 7-5.

Semis – def. Kirsten Flipkens (20), 6-1, 6-2.

Championship – vs. Sabine Lisicki (23).

Sabine Lisicki (23)

First – def. Francesca Schiavone, 6-1, 6-2.

Second – def. Elena Vesnina, 6-3, 6-1.

Third – def. Sam Stosur (14), 4-6, 6-2, 6-1.

Fourth – def. S. Williams (1), 6-2, 1-6, 6-4.

Quarters – def. Kaia Kanepi, 6-3, 6-3.

Semis – def. A. Radwanska (4), 6-4, 2-6, 9-7.

Championship – vs. Marion Bartoli (15).

MENíS CHAMPIONSHIP

Sunday

Head-To-Head

No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 2 Andy Murray

Djokovic leads 11-7

2006 Madrid Masters, clay-outdoor, R16, Djokovic, 1-6, 7-5, 6-3.

2007 Indian Wells Masters, hard-outdoor, SF, Djokovic, 6-2, 6-3.

2007 Miami Masters, hard-outdoor, SF, Djokovic, 6-1, 6-0.

2008 Monte-Carlo Masters, clay-outdoor, R16, Djokovic, 6-0, 6-4.

2008 Toronto Masters, hard-outdoor, QF, Murray, 6-3, 7-6 (3).

2008 Cincinnati Masters, hard-outdoor, F, Murray, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5).

2009 Miami Masters, hard-outdoor, F, Murray, 6-2, 7-5.

2011 Australian Open, hard-outdoor, F, Djokovic, 6-4, 6-2, 6-3.

2011 Rome Masters, clay-outdoor, SF, Djokovic, 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (2).

2011 Cincinnati Masters, hard-outdoor, F, Murray, 6-4, 3-0, retired.

2012 Australian Open, hard-outdoor, SF, Djokovic, 6-3, 3-6, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 7-5.

2012 Dubai, hard-outdoor, SF, Murray, 6-2, 7-5.

2012 Miami Masters, hard-outdoor, F, Djokovic, 6-1, 7-6 (4).

2012 Olympics-Wimbledon, grass-outdoor, SF, Murray, 7-5, 7-5.

2012 U.S. Open, hard-outdoor, F, Murray, 7-6 (10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2.

2012 Shanghai Masters, hard-outdoor, F, Djokovic, 5-7, 7-6 (11), 6-3.

2012 ATP Finals-London, hard-indoor, RR, Djokovic, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5.

2013 Australian Open, hard-outdoor, F, Djokovic, 6-7 (2), 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-2.

Final Comparison

DjokovicMurray
Age2626
Height6-26-3
Weight176185
Rank12
Career Money$50.2M$27.3M
2013 Money$4.5M$2.4M
Grand Slam Finals6-41-5
Career Titles3727
Wimbledon Titles1-
2013 Titles33
Head-to-Head11-77-11
Career Record508-128412-128
2013 Record39-533-5
2013 Record-Grass6-011-0
Career Rec.-Gr. Slam152-28112-28
Car. Rec.-Wimbledon38-736-7
Career Record-Grass53-1472-14
Career Five-Set Record19-715-6
2013 Five-Set Record2-12-0
Career 0-2 Comebacks37

2013 Wimbledon

Matches66
Opponents Avg. Rank40.349.7
Sets18-218-3
Games124-80125-82
Points720-568702-560
Time on Court14:3614:46
Avg. Time on Court2:262:28
Five-Set Matches11
Tiebreak Record4-11-1

Wimbledon Road

Novak Djokovic (1)

First – def. Florian Mayer, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4.

Second – def. B. Reynolds, 7-6 (2), 6-3, 6-1.

Third – def. J. Chardy (28), 6-3, 6-2, 6-2.

Fourth – def. T. Haas (13), 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (4).

Quarters – def. T. Berdych (7), 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-3.

Semis – def. Juan Martin del Potro (8), 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-7 (6), 6-3.

Championship – vs. Andy Murray (2).

Andy Murray (2)

First – def. Benjamin Becker, 6-4, 6-3, 6-2.

Second – def. Yen-hsun Lu, 6-3, 6-3, 7-5.

Third – def. T. Robredo (32), 6-2, 6-4, 7-5.

Fourth – def. M. Youzhny (20), 6-4, 7-6 (5), 6-1.

Quarters – def. F. Verdasco, 4-6, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-5.

Semis – def. Jerzy Janowicz (23), 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3.

Championship – vs. Novak Djokovic (1).

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