Serena Williams tied an open era record and captured her 22nd career Grand Slam title with a comprehensive 7-5 6-3 victory over Angelique Kerber. Williams entered Wimbledon as the tournament favorite, and left as a champion once again, as no one could match her blend of power tennis, and tactical experience. The title is #7 at Wimbledon in women’s singles for Williams and moves Serena even higher on the mountain of women’s tennis legends. In the final singles match, Williams dominated on her serve, facing no break points in the first set, and just one in the second set. She hammered 13 aces, while Kerber had none, and Kerber was broken twice in the match when it counted.
Serena Williams Takes Home Two Wimbledon Titles In the Same Day
The American wasn’t done after her singles victory however, in women’s doubles alongside her legendary sister Venus Williams, Serena captured her 14th career Grand Slam doubles title. The Williams sisters have won those 14 Grand Slam doubles titles together and this time it was a routine 6-3 6-4 over Timea Babos and Yaroslava Shvedova. The victory is their first major doubles title in four years, as they aren’t showing any signs of slowing down.
The Williams sisters will now return to their home in the USA, and look for more great victories, as American fans will have another chance to witness their greatness in person at WTA venues across the country leading up to the US Open this fall.
The rest of the tennis world watches on in shock and awe at what the Williams sisters have been able to do this week, and for so many years throughout their incredible careers.