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14th seeded Garbine Muguruza claimed her first Wimbledon crown with a straight victory against five-time champion Venus Williams at the All England Club.
The new Wimbledon champion beat Williams on Centre Court with a sensational 7-5, 6-0 performance in the final round of the tournament to end Venus hopes of becoming the oldest Grand Slam champion in women’s final.
“I never thought I was just going to win one Slam. I had the hardest match today against Venus. I had the hardest match today against Venus. I feel incredible to be able to play her here. Of course I’m nervous because I always dreamed about winning it, but I was composed. I’m happy that once again I see myself winning a Grand Slam, something that is so hard to do.”
For more free betting tips, the 23-year-old is now expected to rise into the top five of the new world rankings after earning her second Grand Slam, having won the 2016 French Open.
In 2015, Muguruza lost her first Grand Slam final to Serena Williams but the Spanish-Venezuelan defeated Venus’ younger sister in the French Open title match last year.
Moving forward, the 23-year-old’s traveling coach Conchita Martinez believes that Muguruza can be the best player in the world and has the qualities to dig deep in the upcoming tournaments.
“She has the potential and she can win more.” Martinez said