Garbine Muguruza beats Venus Williams to secure Wimbledon Title


Garbine Muguruza of Spain, won her first Wimbledon title and ended Venus Williams’ chances of becoming the oldest Grand Slam champion on Saturday in the women’s final.

The match ended 7-5 6-0 as the 14th seed Muguruza made light work of the in-form Venus, emulating her coach Conchita Martinez’s memorable 1994 final triumph.

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Back in the final after an eight-year absence, Williams, 37, was hoping to become both the oldest Wimbledon and major winner since the Open era began in 1968.

23-year-old Muguruza will take home £2.2m in prize money, with runner-up Williams, in the Wimbledon final for the first time in eight years, netting £1.1m.

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