Marion Bartoli reaches Wimbledon final for 2nd time, beating Kirsten Flipkens in straight sets

  • Article by: CHRIS LEHOURITES , AP Sports Writer
  • Updated: July 4, 2013 - 8:30 AM

LONDON — Marion Bartoli wasted little time in advancing to her second Wimbledon final, dancing and grunting her way to a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Kirsten Flipkens on Thursday.

The 15th-seeded Frenchwoman jumped ahead 3-0 in the first set and broke early in the second for another 3-0 lead. Flipkens, a Belgian seeded 20th, was making her first semifinal appearance at a major tournament.

Bartoli also reached the final at the All England Club in 2007, losing to Venus Williams in straight sets.

In Thursday's other semifinal, fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland faces No. 23 Sabine Lisicki of Germany.

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