Mugureza wins her first Wimbledon, creates new record

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Garbine Muguruza beats Venus Williams in straight sets to win her maiden Wimbledon title. Image Source: twitter

Internet Desk: Garbine Mugureza has won her maiden Wimbledon title as she beat veteran Venus Williams in straight sets 7-5, 6-0 on Saturday’s grand finale.

Muguruza played some fabulous tennis on grass today as she took just 77 minutes to seal the match. It was her second career grand slam and co-incidentally she became only the second Spanish woman to win Wimbledon.

Watched from the Royal Box by King Juan Carlos of Spain, the 23-year-old finally got her hands on the Venus Rosewater Dish two years after losing to the American’s sister Serena in her maiden Wimbledon final.

Fittingly, it was Muguruza’s current coach Conchita Martinez who was the first woman to raise the Spanish flag at Wimbledon in 1994 when she defeated Martina Navratilova.

Venezuela-born Muguruza’s second Grand Slam title, following her French Open triumph last year, denied Williams, 37, in her attempt to become the oldest Wimbledon champion in the Open era.

Back in the Wimbledon final after an eight-year absence, Williams had hoped to clinch a sixth All England title, nine years after she last lifted the trophy.

Instead, she paid the price for a surprisingly nerve-ridden display that condemned her to a second Grand Slam disappointment this year following her Australian Open final loss against Serena.

Since winning her maiden Grand Slam title in Paris against Venus’s younger sister Serena which is a record too, Muguruza had endured something of a sophomore slump as her ranking dropped out of the top 10.

But she has rediscovered her mojo on grass and will climb to fifth when the new rankings are confirmed next week.

Remarkably, of her four tour-level titles, two are now Grand Slams.

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