Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Serena Williams Captures Her 22nd Grand Slam Title at Wimbledon

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*OK, let’s all say it together. “Serena’s done it again!” Yep, she sure did. On Saturday, Serena Williams, the number one female seed in the world took on and defeated No. 4 seed Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3, to win Wimbledon and to tie Steffi Graf for the most career Grand Slam wins with 22.

Today’s win at Wimbledon is Serena’s 7th which ironically also ties her with Graf for second all-time behind Martina Navratilova’s nine Wimbledon titles.

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According to the Guardian, the win was hard-fought, but that in the end Williams’ serve was just too strong. Williams reportedly went 30 straight service games without facing a break point during the tournament.

“I had a couple of tries this year, I lost to two great opponents—one of them actually being Angelique,” Williams said after the match. “It makes the victory even sweeter to know how hard I worked for it.”

Read/learn MORE at the Guardian.

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