Angelique Kerber beats Serena Williams for Wimbledon title

*Sigh*

July 14, 2018
Angelique Kerber beats Serena Williams for Wimbledon title

Germany's Angelique Kerber took home the title at Wimbledon in London today, in a 6-3, 6-3 win over seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams. The loss sees Williams stopped just short of her record-equaling 24th grand slam title, which would have put her on par with current record holder for the most titles, Margaret Court.

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The tournament is only the fourth since Serena gave birth to daughter Olympia just 10 months ago, in itself a testament to her incredible sportsmanship. Despite the loss, Williams was just as gracious - and hopeful - about it as you might expect in post-tournament interviews.

Thumbnail image by Michael Steele/Getty Images.

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