Sabine Lisicki

Tennis Player
Born Sep 22, 1989

Sabine Lisicki is a German professional tennis player. She was born in Troisdorf. Lisicki has won three WTA singles tournaments in her career (one in 2009 and two in 2011) and one doubles tournament (in 2011). She reached the quarterfinals of the 2009 and 2012 Wimbledon Championships and the semifinals of the 2011 Wimbledon Championships. She achieved her career high rank of world number 12 on 21 May 2012.… Read More

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1989 Birth Lisicki was born in Troisdorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, in 1989. … Read More


2006 16 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She turned professional in 2006 and her breakthrough came in 2009 when she reached the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon Championships and won her first WTA title, the Family Circle Cup, against Caroline Wozniacki. … Read More
2007 17 Years Old 1 More Event
Lisicki had a successful year in 2007 on the ITF circuit and climbed from world number 497 to number 198 in the WTA rankings. … Read More
At the 2008 Australian Open, Lisicki's first Grand Slam tournament, she defeated the number 16-seeded player, Dinara Safina, as well as Mariya Koryttseva to reach the third round as a qualifier. … Read More
…  In a 2009 interview with the German newspaper Die Welt, her father put emphasis on Lisicki being German: "Sabine is a German – not only because of her birth here Germany."


2010 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Lisicki started the 2010 season by playing at the Hopman Cup for Germany. … Read More
Lisicki rebounded in 2011 and won the Aegon Classic before entering the Wimbledon Championships as a wildcard and going on to reach the semifinals, where she lost to Maria Sharapova. … Read More
Lisicki next entered the 2012 Apia International Sydney where she was unseeded. … Read More
Lisicki reached the final of the 2013 Wimbledon Championships, losing to Marion Bartoli.
The following year, she reached another quarterfinal at the 2014 Wimbledon Championships and won her first title in three years when she won the 2014 Hong Kong Tennis Open. … Read More
2015 25 Years Old 1 More Event
She also held the record for the most aces in a singles match, hitting 27 aces during her second-round encounter against Belinda Bencic at the 2015 Aegon Classic, until it was surpassed by Kristýna Plíšková at the 2016 Australian Open.
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