Maria Sharapova, Kim Clijsters out

Updated: July 2, 2012, 5:39 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

WIMBLEDON, England -- A month after completing a career Grand Slam and securing the No. 1 ranking, Maria Sharapova failed to get past the fourth round of Wimbledon and lost her grip on the top spot.

The top-seeded Sharapova was outplayed 6-4, 6-3 on Monday by hard-hitting Sabine Lisicki of Germany in windy, rainy conditions on Court 1, ensuring there will be a first-time Grand Slam finalist from the top half of the women's draw.

It's the fifth time in the past six years that the No. ...

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