Serena Williams Serves To 5th Wimbledon Title
It’s been two long and at times scary years since Serena Williams won her last thirteenth Grand Slam title at Wimbledon in 2010 and today she won her fourteenth on the same hallowed grass of Centre Court at Wimbledon. Throughout the tournament, Serena
With the title, Serena is now 5-0 in three set matches in major finals and became the first woman thirty or older to win the singles title since Martina Navratilova in 1990. Serena also equals sister, Venus Williams, with five Wimbledon singles titles. In fact, Serena and Venus have combined to win ten out of the last thirteen Wimbledon singles titles.
Serena is the seventh straight different woman to win a Grand Slam title, which illustrates the turmoil at the top of women’s tennis. When the new rankings come out on Monday, Victoria Azarenka, who won the 2012 Australian Open, will become Number One again. Wimbledon finalist, Agnieszka Radwanska, will reach a career-high ranking of Number Two, French Open champion, Maria Sharapova, will drop from Number One to third and Serena Williams moves up to fourth.