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Williams wins 6th Wimbledon title, completes 2nd Serena Slam

Wimbledon, England (SportsNetwork.com) – Serena Williams is truly grand. The top-ranked American star beat Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 6-4 Saturday in the Wimbledon women’s final to capture her fourth straight Grand Slam title. Williams matched the “Serena Slam” she achieved in 2002-03 and joined Steffi Graf as the only women in the Open Era to win four consecutive major championships more ... Read More »

Kvitova, Wozniacki advance; Halep, Bouchard vanquished at Wimbeldon

Wimbledon, England (SportsNetwork.com) – Two-time champion Petra Kvitova and former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki were easy first-round winners, while No. 2 seed Simona Halep and last year’s runner-up Genie Bouchard were a pair of upset victims Tuesday at The Championships. Winning 28-of-29 points on serve, the formidable second-seeded Czech left-hander Kvitova flattened Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens 6-1, 6-0 at the ... Read More »

Serena, Sharapova, Venus roll in Wimbledon openers

Wimbledon, England (SportsNetwork.com) – Playing her first tennis since capturing the French Open title four weeks ago, Serena Williams was an easy opening-round winner Monday at Wimbledon. Fellow former Wimbledon champs Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams joined Serena in the round of 64. After falling behind 1-3 in the first set on Day 1, the world No. 1 great Serena ... Read More »

Serena, Sharapova could meet in Wimbledon Quarterfinals

Wimbledon, England (SportsNetwork.com) – Former champions Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova could meet in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon in two weeks after the draw was revealed on Friday. If the top-seeded five-time Wimbledon champion Serena wants to regain her title at the All England Club, she’s going to have to work for it. Serena, who last won here two years ... Read More »