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Bartoli's win the upset of the year

Justine Henin seemed poised to advance to the Wimbledon final -- but something happened. Marion Bartoli happened. Her three-set win over the world No. 1 is the upset of the year.

Updated: July 6, 2007, 6:55 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- When Justine Henin won the first set of Friday's semifinal match against Marion Bartoli in 22 minutes, heads did not turn, conversations did not stop, the world did not stop spinning.

It was the natural order of things, for Henin has won five of the previous 15 Grand Slams and was trying to become the 10th woman to collect a career Grand Slam and join celebrated tennis names like Navratilova and Evert and Court.

And Bartoli? The oddly eccentric ...

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