101 Facts About Sabine Lisicki

1. Sabine Lisicki is a fan of the German national football team and of Bundesliga club Bayern Munich.

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2. Sabine Lisicki lives in Bradenton, Florida, and owns a Yorkshire Terrier named Happy.

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3. Sabine Lisicki's is on medication for her allergy and "loves" playing on it.

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4. Sabine Lisicki held the record for the most aces in a singles match.

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5. Sabine Lisicki's was ranked second in the aces count in 2013, only behind Serena Williams, and was ranked fifth in 2014.

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6. Sabine Lisicki's is nicknamed "Boom Boom" for her "huge serve and thumping groundstrokes".

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7. Sabine Lisicki reached her first semifinal since 2015, losing to Kateryna Kozlova.

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8. Sabine Lisicki's has a strong forehand and backhand, hitting balls with power, depth and angles.

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9. Sabine Lisicki's ended the 2017 season ranked 244th in the world.

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10. Sabine Lisicki was supposed to participate in the Kooyong Classic's women singles, but she withdrew due to a shoulder injury, which kept her out of the Australian Open.

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11. Sabine Lisicki received a wildcard in both the Wuhan Open and China Open and after this, Lisicki was back in the top 100 again.

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12. Sabine Lisicki's easily beat recent French Open quarter-finalist Sabine Lisicki'slby Rogers in straight sets and in the second round she beat 14th seed Sam Stosur in straight sets.

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13. Sabine Lisicki's beat Kristina Mladenovic before losing to Mariana Duque in three sets.

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14. At the Nuremberg Cup, Sabine Lisicki avenged her loss to Lara Arruabarrena the previous year before losing to Varvara Lepchenko in straight sets.

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15. Sabine Lisicki's won the first round match against Monica Puig before losing in the second round to Carla Suarez Navarro.

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16. Sabine Lisicki's beat lucky loser Polona Hercog in straight sets before losing to eventual champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in three sets.

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17. Sabine Lisicki began her 2016 season at the Hopman Cup representing Germany with Alexander Zverev.

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18. Sabine Lisicki's lost to Simona Halep in three sets, in a match that had a combined 105 unforced errors and 17 breaks of serve.

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19. Sabine Lisicki's beat qualifier Aliaksandra Sasnovich and Camila Giorgi in the first two rounds.

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20. Sabine Lisicki began her summer hard court season at the Bank of the West Classic.

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21. Sabine Lisicki's lost to Timea Bacsinszky in straight sets ending a streak of making the quarterfinals or better which she had done in her five previous appearances.

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22. Sabine Lisicki's beat Jarmila Gajdosova and Christina McHale to advance to the third round.

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23. Sabine Lisicki's lost to eventual champion Serena Williams in the quarterfinals in three sets.

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24. Sabine Lisicki carried her good form over to Miami where she beat fellow countrywoman Julia Gorges, Ana Ivanovic, and Sara Errani to advance to her second Premier Mandatory quarterfinal in a row.

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25. Sabine Lisicki's lost to Jelena Jankovic in the semifinals in three sets despite leading by a set and a break.

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26. Sabine Lisicki's continued winning by beating Sara Errani and Caroline Garcia to advance to the quarterfinals.

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27. Sabine Lisicki would then suffer more first round losses in Doha to Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova and in Kuala Lumpur to eventual finalist Alexandra Dulgheru.

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28. Sabine Lisicki's finally picked up her first win of the year in Dubai beating Monica Niculescu before bowing out to Ana Ivanovic.

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29. Sabine Lisicki's was selected to play the doubles tie alongside Anna-Lena Gronefeld.

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30. Sabine Lisicki's won her 4th WTA title after defeating Karolina Pliskova, her first singles title in more than three years.

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31. Sabine Lisicki was the 19th seed at Wimbledon, but could not repeat her feat from the previous year, only managing to reach the quarterfinals where she lost to Simona Halep.

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32. Sabine Lisicki reached the second round at Roland Garros where she retired against compatriot Mona Barthel after injuring her wrist.

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33. Sabine Lisicki's lost in the opening round to ninth seed Ana Ivanovic.

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34. Sabine Lisicki lost to the eventual champion Petkovic, managing to score only one game in the whole match.

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35. Sabine Lisicki looked to carry momentum from the Miami title by going to Charleston and playing in the Family Circle Cup.

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36. At the Sony Open in Miami, Sabine Lisicki beat Nadia Petrova in her opening match.

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37. Sabine Lisicki was seeded 15th and began with a confident straight-sets victory over Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, but was upset in the second round by Monica Niculescu.

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38. Sabine Lisicki's advanced to the second round with a win over Magdalena Rybarikova, but then withdrew from the tournament due to illness.

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39. Sabine Lisicki's finished her year ranked as world number 15.

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40. Sabine Lisicki's won the last set to love in all three of these matches.

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41. Sabine Lisicki's beat Donna Vekic, Tereza Smitkova and Karin Knapp in her opening three matches.

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42. Sabine Lisicki ended her 2013 season on a high by reaching the semi-finals of the Luxembourg Open.

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43. Sabine Lisicki's advanced to the third round after beating Chanelle Scheepers and Venus Williams, before losing to home favourite Li Na.

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44. Sabine Lisicki missed most of the Asian swing, but competed at the China Open as the 13th seed.

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45. Sabine Lisicki defeated Kaia Kanepi of Estonia, reaching the Wimbledon semifinals for the second time in her career.

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46. Sabine Lisicki won in three sets, marking the fourth time in her last four participations that she knocked out the reigning French Open champion at Wimbledon.

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47. Sabine Lisicki started her grass court season by playing in the Aegon Classic.

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48. Sabine Lisicki stayed in Stuttgart to compete in the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.

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49. Sabine Lisicki was picked to play the doubles rubber with Anna-Lena Gronefeld against Vesna Dolonc and Aleksandra Krunic.

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50. Sabine Lisicki started her clay court season on the green clay at the Family Circle Cup in Charleston.

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51. Sabine Lisicki's downed Alexandra Panova in the second round and came back from a set down in the quarterfinals to beat Marina Erakovic.

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52. Sabine Lisicki's competed in the mixed doubles with Frederik Nielsen.

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53. Sabine Lisicki's pulled out of the qualifying draw at Sydney with a virus.

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54. Sabine Lisicki's lost in the second round to world No 1, Victoria Azarenka.

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55. Sabine Lisicki's was fifteenth seed in singles falling in her opening match to Carla Suarez Navarro.

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56. Sabine Lisicki's entered singles where she was seeded fifteenth, the doubles with Angelique Kerber where they were seeded fifth and the mixed doubles with Christopher Kas where they were unseeded.

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57. Sabine Lisicki's went straight back to London to prepare for the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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58. Sabine Lisicki entered the Mercury Insurance Open as the fifth seed but pulled out with an abdominal injury.

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59. Sabine Lisicki rallied in the second set to take it in a tiebreak; in this second set Lisicki saved two match points.

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60. Sabine Lisicki won the match in three sets to set up a third round tie with Sloane Stephens, where she again faced a tight match, pulling through in the third set.

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61. Sabine Lisicki started her summer grass court season by defending her title in the Aegon Classic.

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62. Sabine Lisicki's was forced to pull out of the 2012 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, from which she was defending a quarterfinal spot in singles and the doubles title which she won with Sam Stosur.

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63. Sabine Lisicki's retired from the match in tears, sending Serena into the semis.

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64. Sabine Lisicki's faced qualifier Yaroslava Shvedova in the third round and won in straight sets.

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65. At the 2012 Family Circle Cup, Sabine Lisicki was the sixth seed.

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66. Sabine Lisicki's won this match too and then faced Li Na in the fourth round.

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67. Sabine Lisicki's got a bye to the second round where she faced Sofia Arvidsson.

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68. Sabine Lisicki's received a bye into the second round, where she faced Spaniard Lourdes Dominguez Lino, losing in two sets.

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69. Sabine Lisicki's pulled out before the tournament began with a viral illness.

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70. Sabine Lisicki's started off the meeting between Germany and the Czech Republic by facing Iveta Benesova, a match in which she lost.

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71. At the China Open Sabine Lisicki defeated Zheng Saisai in straight sets but withdrew from her second round match against Kaia Kanepi.

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72. Sabine Lisicki dispatched Irina Falconi to advance to the fourth round for the first time, before ultimately being defeated by second seed Vera Zvonareva.

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73. Sabine Lisicki's was scheduled to play Venus Williams in the second round, but Williams withdrew before it started due to her recent diagnosis of Sjogren's syndrome.

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74. Sabine Lisicki won her third title, defeating qualifier Aravane Rezai, having dropped no more than three games each match of the way to her victory.

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75. At the Bank of the West Classic, Sabine Lisicki beat fourth seed and doubles partner Samantha Stosur and fifth seed Agnieszka Radwanska, but fell to Serena Williams in the semifinals.

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76. Sabine Lisicki was the second wild-card entry to reach the women's semifinals in Wimbledon history.

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77. At the Aegon Classic, Sabine Lisicki reached the final where she defeated Daniela Hantuchova to win her second WTA Tour title.

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78. At the 2011 French Open, Sabine Lisicki advanced to the second round against the number three seed, Vera Zvonareva.

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79. In doubles, Sabine Lisicki partnered with former world No 1 doubles player Samantha Stosur to win her first ever career doubles title.

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80. At the 2011 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, Sabine Lisicki lost in the quarterfinals against her compatriot Julia Gorges, eventual champion of the tournament.

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81. At the 2011 Family Circle Cup, Sabine Lisicki reached the third round, but lost to Sania Mirza in two sets.

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82. Sabine Lisicki's lifted her form and reached the third round at the 2011 Sony Ericsson Open, where she was defeated by Maria Sharapova.

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83. In both tournaments, Sabine Lisicki retired in the second round because of an ankle injury.

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84. Sabine Lisicki's lost her second round match against Venus Williams.

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85. Sabine Lisicki started the season by playing at the Hopman Cup for Germany.

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86. Sabine Lisicki's lost her first round-robin match to Aravane Rezai, but won her second round-robin match against Melinda Czink.

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87. Sabine Lisicki's left the court in a wheelchair as Rodionova advanced to the third round.

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88. Sabine Lisicki played her first Grand Slam quarterfinal at Wimbledon, where she was beaten by world No 1 Dinara Safina.

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89. Sabine Lisicki advanced to the second round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart before losing to third-seeded Jelena Jankovic in straight sets.

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90. Sabine Lisicki's defeated world No 16 Zheng Jie in the first singles match, and partnered with Anna-Lena Gronefeld to win the decisive doubles match.

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91. At the Cellular South Cup in Memphis, Sabine Lisicki reached the semifinals, defeating third seed Lucie Safarova on the way before losing to eventual winner Victoria Azarenka.

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92. At the Australian Open, Sabine Lisicki defeated the 30th seed Aleksandra Wozniak in the opening round before losing to Samantha Stosur in straight sets.

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93. Sabine Lisicki started her year at the Hopman Cup in Perth where she advanced to the third round before losing to Dominika Cibulkova in straight sets.

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94. Sabine Lisicki's lost her third round match to Caroline Wozniacki.

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95. Sabine Lisicki's won two titles, one in Jersey and the other in Toronto.

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96. Sabine Lisicki had a successful year in 2007 on the ITF circuit and climbed from world No 497 to No 198 in the WTA rankings.

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97. Sabine Lisicki's competed in her first WTA main-draw match when she was given a wildcard to play in the Berlin Open.

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98. Sabine Lisicki said: "My parents did everything possible to let me play tennis.

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99. Sabine Lisicki's had to be driven across Europe in a car by her parents so that she could attend tournaments.

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100. Sabine Lisicki's is coached by her father, who studied sport science in Wrocław and Cologne.

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101. Since 2004, Sabine Lisicki has trained at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Bradenton, Florida, where she is sponsored and managed by IMG.

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