1. Victory

    Bartoli Wins Women's Title at Wimbledon

    Marion Bartoli of France smiles as she holds the trophy after winning the Women's singles final match against Sabine Lisicki of Germany at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday, July 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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    Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner. France's Marion Bartoli, 28, won the women's Wimbledon final Saturday, claiming her first Grand Slam title in the process. She dominated the game, beating opponent Sabine Lisicki 6–1, 6–4, in 1 hour and 21 minutes. "Gosh, dreams came true," said Bartoli in a speech after her victory. "And maybe all the candles I burned on this kind of helped me."

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