Wimbledon glance: Williams faces Kerber in final

Wimbledon glance: Williams faces Kerber in final

Wimbledon glance: Williams faces Kerber in final

Seven-times champion Williams had been bidding to claim a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam crown but made too many errors as Kerber ran out a comfortable victor in the final.

An almost-faultless Kerber won 6-3 6-3 and completed the third different Grand Slam title in four major finals and is now projected to go as high as No.4.

Williams had produced a stunning comeback to competitive tennis, reaching the Wimbledon final on her first attempt after returning from maternity leave.

When Serena Williams takes to centrecourt at Wimbledon in the Women's Singles finals, she'll be sharing the spotlight with two other women. When Serena walks onto Centre Court to face Angelique Kerber in Saturday's final, it will mark the culmination of an incredible journey that serves as a testimony to the 36-year-old's determination and belief.

Williams has described her friendship with the newlywed as wonderful, and in the past Meghan has attended the championships to cheer her on from her player's box. Kerber entered the final leading all the players in the ladies' main draw with her percentage of returns in (88 per cent) and managed to clinch 61% of second serve return points, a far superior rate to Williams' 51%. Play will begin at 1 p.m. local time, with the women's final to follow.

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Unfazed, Kerber reeled off four games straight to sieze the opening set after 31 minutes before striking the first blow in the second with a scorching forehand victor to break Williams for a fourth time and surge ahead 5-2.

Kerber was in the ascendancy early and broke at the first time of asking when Williams found the net after a lengthy rally.

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Angelique Kerber and Serena Williams at the end of their match. "I was still pregnant at this time past year".

The moment Angelique Kerber won.

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