Germany's Sabine Lisicki has eliminated defending champion Serena Williams from Wimbledon in the fourth round. Lisicki is a win away from the semifinals.
Lisicki, ranked 23rd in the world, beat Williams 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 to end top-seed Americans' 34-match winning streak and deny her a chance at her sixth title at Wimbledon.
The German now faces Estonian Kaia Kanepi in the round of eight.
In the final set, Williams, was up a break twice but Lisicki was able to bring the momentum back in her favor and went up again 5-4. She was able to convert her second match point.
On the men's side, German veteran Tommy Haas failed to get past top-ranked Novak Djokovic for a spot in the final eight. Djokovic won 6-1, 6-4, 7-6(4).
Great Britain's Andy Murray also beat Mikhail Youzhny of Russia for a spot in the quarterfinals.
mz/kms (AP, dpa)
For Dortmund, the Bundesliga is about finishing as Robin to Bayern's Batman. They took one step toward achieving that goal on Sunday with a narrow victory over Freiburg. In Sunday's late match, Mainz and Hertha drew.
As the alarm bells ring in Stuttgart, Thomas Schneider will take charge against Eintracht Braunschweig. But staying clear of the relegation trapdoor is also the target for Hamburg, Nürnberg, Hannover and Freiburg.