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BREAKING: Serena Williams Wins Wimbledon

BREAKING: Serena Williams Wins Wimbledon

Serena Williams won the Women's title at Wimbledon for the seventh time equalling Steffi Graf's Open Era record and also levelled with German on 22 singles Grand Slam titles.

The world number one didn't have it all her own way with Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber, who beat Serena in the final earlier this year, going toe-to-toe with the American but Williams just had too much.

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Williams had to wait till the 12th game of the first set to break Kerber's serve as the number four seed really held up her end of the bargain for an entertaining match.

The second set was no different with the first Slam winner of 2016 still taking the game to the seven time Wimbledon champion.

Williams had to wait for the eighth game this time as she won 7-5, 6-3

Serena's first serve really was the difference in the match and she coped better with the windy conditions on Centre Court. The straight sets victory though was by no means an easy victory for the American.

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Incredibly the 34 year old, who was cheered on by Beyonce and Jay-Z from the players' box will be back on Centre later today teaming with her 36 year old sister, Venus, in the Women's Doubles final.

She is now just one Grand Slam win away from having the most in the open era and it's difficult to argue against her being one of the greatest players in the history of the game, men and women.

Topics: Serena Williams, Tennis, Wimbledon

 

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