Wimbledon Gallery: And Then There Were Eight
One German sent the favorite home, another one sent a crowd favorite home. See the pics...
Published July 03, 2012 12:00
Yaroslava Shvedova took it to Serena Williams as the entire fourth round took place on Monday.
Serena Williams survived Yaroslava Shvedova, but only barely - the American prevailed, 61 26 75.
Meanwhile, Petra Kvitova also had a narrow escape, rallying to beat Francesca Schiavone, 46 75 61.
Angelique Kerber had no trouble in handing Kim Clijsters a 61 61 defeat in her final Wimbledon.
Sabine Lisicki pulled off the shock of the day, stunning Maria Sharapova in straight sets, 64 63.
Sabine Lisicki's win over Maria Sharapova was her first career win over a reigning World No.1.
Sabine Lisicki reached her third Grand Slam quarterfinal, all of them coming here at Wimbledon.
Playing in her first Grand Slam second week, Camila Giorgi lost to Agnieszka Radwanska, 62 63.
Maria Kirilenko reached her first Wimbledon quarterfinal with a 61 67(6) 63 grinder over Peng Shuai.
Maria Sharapova will now lose her No.1 ranking to either Victoria Azarenka or Agnieszka Radwanska.
Ana Ivanovic couldn't find any answers and fell quietly to World No.2 Victoria Azarenka, 61 60.
Victoria Azarenka will now try to regain the No.1 ranking but will need to beat out Aga Radwanska.