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Bartoli captures women’s title

Wimbledon

Marion Bartoli of France returns a volley against Sabine Lisicki of Germany during their women’s singles final match at Wimbledon on Saturday in London.

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LONDON — One of the strangest Wimbledons produced one of its quirkiest champions in Marion Bartoli, the winner of a mistake-filled final that left the overwhelmed runner-up in near tears during the match.
Bartoli, whose power game bothered Sabine Lisicki as much as any of her notable eccentricities, won 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday to capture her first Grand Slam title in her 47th appearance at a major.
“I dreamed about this moment for so long,” Bartoli said during her on-court interview.
She addressed Lisicki, who was shaking and in tears when she received the runner-up trophy.
“I was there in 2007 ...


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