Tennis: Lisicki to meet Bartoli in Wimbledon final

LONDON (AFP) - Sabine Lisicki became the first German woman since 1999 to reach a Grand Slam tennis final, when she defeated last year's losing finalist Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 2-6, 9-7 on Thursday in a thrilling Wimbledon semi-final.

The 24th seed Lisicki will face France's 15th-seeded Marion Bartoli, the 2007 runner-up, in Saturday's title match, looking to become Germany's first champion at a major since Steffi Graf beat Martina Hingis to claim the 1999 French Open.