Venus Takes Down Serena For 5th Wimbledon Title

Venus Williams has won her fifth
Wimbledon singles title, beating younger sister Serena 7-5, 6-4.
The defending champion, Venus is 5-and-2 in Wimbledon finals,
losing only to Serena in 2002 and '03.
The win at the All England Club gives Venus her seventh major
title. She also won Wimbledon in 2000, 2001, 2005 and 2007.
The match was the seventh Grand Slam final between the sisters,
with Serena holding a 5-2 edge. They're now 8-and-8 overall.
Venus and Serena then paired to beat Lisa Raymond and Samantha Stosur 6-2, 6-2 in the women's doubles final.
The match began about 3½ hours after Venus finished beating Serena.
As a doubles team, Venus and Serena improved to 7-0 in Grand Slam finals. They also won Wimbledon in 2000 and 2002.


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