No more letdowns for Sabine Lisicki

Updated: June 28, 2011, 4:08 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- Rory McIlroy, sporting a pink tie in the royal box, stood and applauded Sabine Lisicki. Did he know the 21-year-old German's backstory? Did he know they shared an eerily similar rising-from-the-ashes trajectory in majors this year?

McIlroy famously blew a four-shot lead at the Masters earlier this year, then came back to take a wire-to-wire victory in the U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club, shooting a record 16-under par and winning by eight strokes.


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