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Marion Bartoli wins Wimbledon women's singles title

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Marion Bartoli serves against Sabine Lisicki at Wimbledon on Saturday. Marion Bartoli romped to her first Grand Slam title as the French 15th seed thrashed Germany's Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-4 in the Wimbledon final on Saturday.AFP

Marion Bartoli romped to her first Grand Slam title as the French 15th seed thrashed Germany's Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-4 in the Wimbledon final on Saturday.

Bartoli, 28, is the first player from outside the top 10 to win a major since Venus Williams in 2007 and the fifth oldest woman to become a first-time Grand Slam winner in the Open Era.