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Serena Williams dominates Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon, is one win from history

Serena Williams dominates Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon, is one win from history

Serena Williams is just one win away from another Grand Slam milestone. The top-ranked Williams maintained her 11-year dominance over Maria Sharapova, beating the Russian 6-2, 6-4 on Thursday to reach her eighth Wimbledon championship match and 25th career Grand Slam final. In beating Sharapova for the 17th straight time, the five-time Wimbledon champion won her 26th consecutive Grand Slam match and is now going for a fourth straight major title — a “Serena Slam” — and the third-leg of a calendar-year Grand Slam. “At least I made it to a final of four,” Williams said. “That's pretty good. That's pretty good.” Williams served...

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