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Halep beats Serena Williams to win Wimbledon singles title

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Added 13 July 2019

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Romania’s Simona Halep celebrates winning the Wimbledon women’s final against Serena Williams of the United States at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain on July 13, 2019. (Reuters)

LONDON – Simona Halep became the first Romanian to win a Wimbledon singles title after she beat seven-times champion Serena Williams 6-2 6-2 in the final on Saturday.

It was Halep’s second Grand Slam title following her triumph at Roland Garros last year.

The result denied Williams from equalling Margaret Court’s all-time record of winning 24 Grand Slam singles titles. (Reuters)

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