Serena Wins Wimbledon
She beats Poland's Radwanska to win for fifth time
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 7, 2012 10:39 AM CDT
Serena Williams celebrates with the trophy.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Serena Williams is back, and she looks almost as good as ever. The 30-year-old American won her fifth Wimbledon title today on Centre Court, beating Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 to claim her 14th major championship. After hitting a backhand winner on match point, she fell onto her back to the grass. She then rose with a grin as big sister Venus—another five-time Wimbledon champion—smiled and applauded, along with the rest of the crowd.

After shaking hands with Radwanska, Williams climbed into the box where her family was seated. She hugged her father, Venus, their mother and others. "I can't even describe it. I almost didn't make it," said Williams, who has battled health issues since winning the 2010 Wimbledon title. "A few years ago, you know, I was in the hospital, and now I'm here again. It's so worth it, and I'm so happy." On the men's side, Brit Andy Murray faces Roger Federer tomorrow, and Bleacher Report has the details.

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