Oof: Venus Williams Loses Wimbledon Title Amid Car Crash Drama


Venus Williams is seeking her 6th Wimbledon title and first since 2008 in Saturday's final

In doing so, she becomes the first player to have wins over both Williams sisters in Grand Slam finals.

Love on Venus Who is Venus Williams dating and how many children does Wimbledon six-time champ have? I thought we should end this conversation by looking at who are the best all-rounders, players with no apparent weaknesses. Serena won, only to announce that she had been pregnant at the time.

Muguruza made the quarter-finals of the Australian Open this year, but her Roland Garros title defence ended at the last-16 stage in tears and a bitter outburst at the Paris crowd.

Beat Venus Williams to claim her second grand slam title after winning the French Open last year. I knew that if I was playing like I was playing during the two weeks, I was going to eventually have an opportunity.

Williams arrived in England a few weeks after being involved in a two-car accident in Florida.

"I was expecting the best Venus because I saw her and she was playing very good", Muguruza said.

Yet even if Cilic does break out of his comfort zone, I'm not sure that the Federer express can be derailed.

Venus paused for a moment and then offered a reply that blew past the question entirely. Would she be denied once more by the dominant Williams dynasty?

Spain's Garbine Muguruza
Spain's Garbine Muguruza

On Court No. 1, the 17-year-old became the first American to win the girls' singles title since 1992, defeating compatriot Ann Li 6-2, 5-7, 6-2. Soon, Venus Williams found her rhythm with immensely strong second service which gave Garbine no chance at all for the break.

'I've always been a Federer fan, ' she said. I didn't want to lose this time, because I know the difference. "So I just have more information about the situation".

When the five-times winner could barely get her racket to a vicious forehand, it gave the Spaniard three match points, but in keeping with a messy second set, she needed two Hawk-eye challenges to put the beleaguered American out of her misery. She leads the first set 1-0. But Williams wasn't able to win a game in the second set. The Spaniard takes the third game too.

Both ladies had a slow start in the first set. But Muguruza stood her ground and stayed on level terms, 3-3. Yes, the attention is also on Roger Federer, and on Serena Williams' pregnancy. Two mistakes by Venus at set point left the door open for Muguruza, and she took full advantage.

"I definitely would have loved to have converted some of those points", Williams said. "I think there will still be other opportunities", she said. Against Williams, she created pressure from the baseline, using her forehand to move Williams around the court. "She played really well".

Was there any doubt that Serena Williams is queen of everything?

Only Muguruza's coach, Martinez, had won this title for their home nation before, and when she did so, it was with the largest age-gap between the 22-year-old Martinez and 37-year-old Navratilova. Muguruza went through the same drop-off a couple of years ago. I like to win. This is her story. I lost that final. "That's what motivates me". She is one point away from the winning the set.

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