Week #25-26: Serena Williams gets revenge on sister Venus in Wimbledon

Serena Williams captured her 3rd Wimbledon title and 11th Grand Slam title and got revenge on sister Venus who defeated her in last year's final. This was the 8th Grand Slam final between the Williams sisters and the 2nd Grand Slam title for Serena this season, after the Australian Open. The semifinals featured WTA Top-4 players, with WTA #1 Dinara Safina being trashed by Venus 6/1 6/0. On the other semifinal Serena and WTA #4 Elena Dementieva played the best match of the tournament, which was decided by 8/6 in the third set after almost three hours of thrill and a match point wasted by Dementieva.

Upcoming youngsters Victoria Azarenka, Agnieszka Radwanska, Sabine Lisicki and Italian veteran Francesca Schiavone completed the quarter-finals. Unseeded Lisicki was one of the surprises of the tournament after defeating 32nd seed Anna Chakvetadze, 5th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova and 9th seed Caroline Wozniacki on her way to the quarter-final. Dissapointment performances by Kuznetsova, 6th seed Jelena Jankovic and 7th seed Vera Zvonareva, who couldn't go further than 3rd round, and specially by Maria Sharapova, who was given a seed status by Wimbledon organizers despite her current ranking and was upsetted in the 2nd round by Gisela Dulko.

In the doubles event, Williams sisters domination continued and they added another Grand Slam title to their list. In the final, the American defeated Samantha Stosur and Rennae Stubbs from Australia.

Wimbledon (GBR), Grand Slam, £4,275,000
Singles final: Serena Williams (USA) def Venus Williams (USA) 7/6 6/2
Doubles final: S.Williams/V.Williams(USA) def S.Stosur/R.Stubbs(AUS) 7/6 6/4
Mixed doubles final: A.L.Groenefeld/M.Knowles def C.Black/L.Paes 7/5 6/3

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