Lisicki rallies for spot in final

Updated: July 4, 2013, 2:28 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | espnW.com

LONDON -- Making up for the lack of star power in the Wimbledon women's semifinals and a dreadful first semifinal, there was no shortage of suspense in Thursday's finale.

And when it was over, Germany's Sabine Lisicki ignored her grass allergies, dropped and rolled following her forehand winner to seal a 6-4, 2-6, 9-7 victory over Agnieszka Radwanska. The victory vaulted her into her first career Grand Slam final against Marion Bartoli.

"It was a battle and I'm ...

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