Spaniard Garbine Muguruza beats Venus Williams in Wimbledon final

Spaniard Garbine Muguruza beats Venus Williams in Wimbledon final
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Spaniard Garbine Muguruza wins her first Wimbledon title by defeating Venus Williams 7-5, 6-0.

An inspired stormed to her first Wimbledon title on Saturday, blowing away in-form American Venus Williams 7-5 6-0 with arguably the performance of her career after tight and tense early exchanges.

In the first women’s final played under the Centre Court roof, a high-quality first set gradually built towards a captivating conclusion after both players began with two comfortable service holds.

Muguruza saved two set points in the 10th game, the first a 19-stroke rally that ended when Williams netted a forehand. The Spaniard broke in the following game when another lung-bursting rally ended on a forehand error from the American.

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