One of the strangest Wimbledons produced one of its quirkiest champions in Marion Bartoli, the winner of a mistake-filled final.
She beat fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 2-6, 9-7 Thursday on Centre Court.
The loss, another major upset at Wimbeldon, ended Williams’ career-best 34-match winning streak and her attempt to capture a sixth title at the All England Club.
Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic turned in nearly perfect performances back-to-back Saturday on Centre Court to cap the fourth round at the All England Club.
The U.S. Open says two-time champion Venus Williams has withdrawn from the tournament before her second-round match, citing an unspecified illness.
Three-time U.S. Open champion Serena Williams could face No. 4-seeded Victoria Azarenka in the third round, and two-time winner Venus Williams could meet No. 22 Sabine Lisicki in the second.
Wimbledon runner-up Vera Zvonareva beat 94th-ranked Sabine Lisicki of Germany 6-1, 7-6 (5) Thursday in the second round of the US Open.