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Garbine Muguruza defeats Venus Williams in Wimbledon Final

Garbine Muguruza defeated Venus Williams 7-5, 6-0 in the Wimbledon Final on Saturday.

This is Muguruza’s first Wimbledon and second Grand Slam title. She also won the French Open last year.

Williams was seeking her sixth Wimbledon title, but this day simply belonged to Muguruza—a 2015 Wimbledon finalist. Williams had a chance to win the opening set, as she led 5-4 and had two break points to close out the opening set, but the Spaniard fought back to hold serve. She then broke Williams in the ensuing game, and, after that, held serve to close out the opening set 7-5.

Then, in the second set, Muguruza completely dominated the overwhelmed Williams, breaking Williams in the first game and then holding serve in the second to take a commanding 2-0 lead. Williams was unable to fight back, as Muguruza broke her yet again, held serve before breaking her one final time to essentially end the match.

Muguruza is now the only player to defeat both Williams sisters in a Grand Slam Final.

Watch the match-winning point below:

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The U.S. Open—the fourth and final Grand Slam of 2017—begins on Aug. 28.

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  • Walz Izak

    I’ve been saying it for years that this Muguruza chic would eventually become one of the best player’s on the WTA tour and before her career finally ends she’ll have won major titles numbering well into the double digits too. She’s one of a very few player’s on tour right now that is capable of blowing any opponent right off the court by way of her sheer blunt forceful power. If she could somehow gain some consistency in her game then she’d quickly take over the top ranking position and likely hold onto it for the next 5-6 year’s barring any unforseen injuries or health issues in the year’s to come.