Serena Williams Wins 5th Wimbledon Women’s Title
Powerhouse of women’s tennis Serena Williams can add one more victory to her collection Grand Slam titles.
She advanced to her 7th Wimbledon final on Thursday with the defeat of Victoria Azarenka 6-3, 7-6. Williams had to turn her game around after a rather disappointing first-round defeat against Virginie Razzano at the French Open.
And that she did. The household name hit a record breaking 24 aces during her game, proving why she is considered to have the best serve in women’s tennis history.
The 13-time Grand Slam champion and No. 6 seed faced No. 3 seed Agnieszka Radwanska today (July 7), bringing the 2012 Women’s Wimbledon Singles Championships to a close.
Williams’ 5th Wimbledon Women’s Title win etches her name in the history books as the first woman in her thirties to win a Grand Slam since Martina Navratilova won Wimbledon in 1990, says the New York Times.
Congrats to Serena!–Stacy-Ann Ellis and Niki McGloster