Venus Wins With Record Serve at Wimbledon

Defending champ advances to fourth round after dispatching Sanchez
By Wesley Oliver,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 28, 2008 1:57 PM CDT
Serbia's Jelena Jankovic, along with Venus Williams, will advance to the round of 16.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Venus Williams served her way into history today, dispatching Spaniard Maria Sanchez 6-1, 7-5 and finishing with a 127-mph delivery, the fastest ever by a woman at Wimbledon. “I was happy with that one,” gushed the defending champ, aiming for her fourth title.
She and number two seed Jelena Jankovic now advance to the fourth round.