Meet Sabine Lisicki — Tennis heartthrob who beat Serena Williams

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 16: Sabine Lisiki arrives at the WTA Tour Pre-Wimbledon Party at The Roof Gardens, Kensington on June 16, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for WTA)

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Defending champion Serena Williams was eliminated from Wimbledon by 23-year-old Sabine Lisicki. The German beauty ended Williams' career-best 34-match winning streak.

Read more about Lisicki in her WTA bio:
Coached by father, Dr Richard Lisicki ... Mother is Elisabeth (an artist - painting, ceramics); has a Yorkshire Terrier named Happy ... Introduced to tennis at age 7 by father at a club after school ... Favorite shot is serve; likes all surfaces ... Speaks German, English, Polish ... Enjoys pop and R&B music, reading and athletics ... Self-described as happy, hardworking and someone who laughs a lot.

Read more about Sabine Lisicki at WTA

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