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LEFT: Sabine Lisicki has become the face of this year’s Wimbledon tournament, which has been defined by one huge upset after another, and the German is now one win from becoming the first from her country to win a grand slam singles title since Steffi Graf in 1996. RIGHT: No. 15 seed Marion Bartoli defeated Kirsten Flipkens on Thursday to return to the Wimbledon final, where she lost in 2007 to Venus Williams.

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WIMBLEDON: Lisicki to meet Bartoli in unlikely final

Sabine Lisicki and Marion Bartoli are each one victory away from a Wimbledon title after winning their semifinal matches on Thursday, setting up a championship showdown that nobody saw coming.

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