Wimbledon pics: Serena Williams knocked out

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London, July 2: Sabine Lisicki ended Serena Williams reign as Wimbledon champion as the German 23rd seed clinched a stunning 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 victory over the world number one in the fourth round on Monday.

Lisicki has an impressive Wimbledon records reaching the quarterfinals three times and the last four in 2011, but this incredible upset on Centre Court was by far her greatest achievement at the All England Club.

Serena williams of United States

Serena Williams of the United States reacts as she plays Sabine Lisicki of Germany in a Women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.

Sabine Lisicki of Germany

Sabine Lisicki of Germany reacts after beating Serena Williams of the United States in a Women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.

Williams of the United States

Williams of the United States returns to Sabine Lisicki of Germany during a Women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.

Sabine Lisicki of Germany

Sabine Lisicki of Germany, left, celebrates after beating Serena Williams of the United States in a Women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.

The 23-year-old has failed to make it past the fourth round in 16 Grand Slam appearances outside Wimbledon, but she comes alive on the grass-courts of south-west London.

"I'm still shaking, I'm so happy", said Lisicki, breaking into tears.

Lisicki will be playing against Estonia's Kaia Kanepi for a place in the last four.

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