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Wimbledon day 12: Simona Halep beats Serena Williams to win Wimbledon title – video highlights

Simona Halep defeated Serena Williams in two straight sets to win her first Wimbledon title, while Colombia’s Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah beat French pair Nicolas Mahut and Édouard Roger-Vasselin in a five-set thriller to win the Wimbledon me…

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Simona Halep’s show of power and belief helps her realise Wimbledon dream | Sean Ingle

The Romanian’s work on her mentality as well as groundstrokes paid dividends as she dismantled Serena WilliamsIt took 56 minutes into the biggest match of Simona Halep’s career for her legs to go finally wobbly. But at that point her opponent, Serena W…

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So, guys, you reckon you could take a point off Serena Williams? | Alex Clark

Men want to get in on everything. Then again, we all have our dreamsLet us for a minute extend the benefit of the doubt to the 12% of men who believe they could take a point from Serena Williams in a tennis match, no doubt further emboldened by her def…

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So, guys, you reckon you could take a point off Serena Williams? | Alex Clark

Men want to get in on everything. Then again, we all have our dreamsLet us for a minute extend the benefit of the doubt to the 12% of men who believe they could take a point from Serena Williams in a tennis match, no doubt further emboldened by her def…

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‘I had no time for emotions’: Halep on her fearless defeat of Williams

The Romanian took less than an hour to demolish the seven-times Wimbledon champion. But we shouldn’t write off Williams just yetLast month, Simona Halep was asked what she thought when the word “grass” came up. She replied: “Picnics.” Now the 27-year-o…

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‘I had no time for emotions’: Halep on her fearless defeat of Williams

The Romanian took less than an hour to demolish the seven-times Wimbledon champion. But we shouldn’t write off Williams just yetLast month, Simona Halep was asked what she thought when the word “grass” came up. She replied: “Picnics.” Now the 27-year-o…

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Serena Williams pays tribute to ‘little powerhouse’ Halep after final defeat

• ‘It was just her day’ says disappointed Williams • American admits her fitness has not been idealSerena Williams denied that nerves or the pressure of chasing down Margaret Court’s record of 24 grand slams had anything to do with her stunning 6-2, 6-…

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Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams to win first Wimbledon title – video report

Simona Halep played a near-flawless final on Saturday to become the first Romanian to win a Wimbledon singles title. Her 6-2, 6-2 win wrecked Serena Williams’ latest bid for a record-equalling 24th grand slam title Continue reading….

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Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams to win first Wimbledon title

• Romanian storms to 6-2, 6-2 victory on Centre Court• Game-by-game report: how all of the action unfoldedSimona Halep played a near-flawless final on Saturday to become the first Romanian woman to win Wimbledon, simultaneously wrecking Serena Williams…

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Serena Williams v Simona Halep – Wimbledon women’s singles final – live!

Follow all the action from Centre Court, 2pm BST startFederer and Nadal serve up a contest for the agesEmail Katy with all your thoughts; tweet @KatyMurrells 1.51pm BST And their fourth-round battle at the Australian Open this year: 1.49pm BST Highligh…

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Serena Williams battles burden of expectation before Simona Halep final

Both Wimbledon finalists will be fighting their own emotions in what should be a momentous duel, with the American well placed for a 24th slamWhen Sabine Lisicki lost the final here to Marion Bartoli in 2013, she could not control the flow of tears tha…

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Serena Williams beats Barbora Strycova to go into Wimbledon singles final

• Williams beats Strycova 6-1, 6-2• American will face Simona Halep in finalPlaying tennis significantly better than in her nervous quarter-final, the old Serena Williams reappeared for her public on Thursday to beat the slightly less old Barbora Stryc…

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Wimbledon 2019 semi-final: Elina Svitolina v Simona Halep – live!

Serena Williams ‘in good place’ before Strycova semi-finalDiary: Henman defends Konta, Navratilova trolls TrumpAnd you can email Katy here or tweet her here 1.59pm BST First set: Svitolina* 1-6, 1-1 Halep (*denotes next server)Svitolina starts the seco…

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Serena Williams ‘in good place’ before semi-final against Barbora Strycova

• Seven-times champion only two wins away from slam title No 24• Strycova has tactical ability to cause American problemsWhen Serena Williams was beaten in the third round at the French Open last month, while struggling with a right knee injury, the id…

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Andy Murray and Serena Williams out of Wimbledon mixed doubles

• Bruno Soares and Nicole Melichar win 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 in third round• Matwe Middelkoop and Zhaoxuan Yang next up for top seedsAndy Murray and Serena Williams saw their hopes of mixed doubles glory come to an end at Wimbledon on Wednesday as they were be…

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Andy Murray and Serena Williams to play mixed doubles No 1 seeds after win

• Martin and Atawo swatted aside 7-5, 6-3 at Wimbledon• Pair will now play top seeds, Bruno Soares and Nicole MelicharSerAndy or Murrena? Call them what you want. Beyond the novelty of their gloriously fun partnership, however, the truth is that when A…

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Serena Williams wrote to Naomi Osaka to ‘find peace’ after US Open final

American says she sought therapy after backlash from matchWilliams is into Wimbledon semi-final after win on TuesdaySerena Williams says she sent an apology to Naomi Osaka for her behavior in last year’s US Open final. Osaka, who was 20 at the time, wo…

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Serena Williams battles past Alison Riske into Wimbledon semi-finals

Williams won 6–4, 4–6, 6–3 in just over two hoursUnseeded Riske pushes 23-times slam champion to the limitSerena Williams came through a titanic three-set tussle with Alison Riske to take another step towards an eighth Wimbledon title. Related: Wimbled…

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Wimbledon 2019: Williams, Halep and Konta in action and more – live!

Updates from women’s quarter-finals day at SW19Konta battles past Kvitova to reach last eightDay eight order of playAnd you can email Gregg here or tweet him here 1.20pm BST And now Riske breaks Williams! Having battled gamely with Serena, using the po…

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Wimbledon 2019: Kvitova, Federer, Nadal and Serena Williams in action – live!

Updates from Saturday’s third-round action at SW19Gauff keeps Wimbledon dream alive with comebackGet in touch! Email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 12.00pm BST Kei Nishikori might have a weak serve, but the boy can return. The eighth seed was down an e…