Defending champion Serena Williams lost in the fourth round of Wimbledon on Monday.
Serena Williams of United States of America looks dejected during her Ladies' Singles fourth round match against Sabine Lisicki of Germany. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Sabine Lisicki of Germany celebrates match point during her Ladies' Singles fourth round match against Serena Williams America on day seven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
LONDON - Defending champion Serena Williams lost in the fourth round of Wimbledon on Monday, failing to close out a see-saw third set and falling 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 to Sabine Lisicki of Germany.
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.
Williams was up a break twice in the third set but Lisicki fought back both times and broke again to go ahead. She converted her second match point with a forehand winner.