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Muguruza shocks Venus Williams to win first Wimbledon title

Muguruza shocks Venus Williams to win first Wimbledon title
July 15
16:22 2017
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Garbine Muguruza has defeated Venus Williams to win her first Wimbledon title on Saturday.

Muguruza who featured in her second final in three years – having lost in 2015 to Serena Williams – beat Venus in two straight sets of 5-7, 6-0.

The victory is the 23-year-old’s second Grand Slam title after winning the French Open last year.

She’s the first to beat both Williams sisters in a Grand Slam final.

Venus Williams, 37, was aiming to become the oldest Wimbledon singles champion in the Open era, having already set a record by becoming the oldest Wimbledon finalist but she wilted dramatically in the second set, with her young rival taking six consecutive games.

The Spanish will take home £2.2 million in prize money while Williams netted £1.1 million.

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  1. Fred
    Fred July 15, 20:05

    Really wanted Venus to take d day. I hope she gets another chance….

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