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Angelique Kerber beats Serena Williams to win Wimbledon

This is amazing. It was boring seeing Serena Williams win every year. This change is good.

Congratulations Angelique.

Angelique Kerber beat seven-time champion Serena Williams to win her first Wimbledon title and spoil the American's dream comeback as a mum.

Kerber dropped to the grass when a netted service return gave her victory.

"It is a dream come true," said Kerber, who is the first German woman to win the title since Steffi Graf in 1996.

"I know I had to play my best tennis against a champion like Serena. Serena is a great person and a great champion and she is a great inspiration for all of us."

Williams said she had been happy to simply get to the final so soon into her comeback, adding: "It is obviously a disappointment but I can't be disappointed. I'm literally getting started.

"To the other mums out there I was playing for you today and I tried. But Angelique played really well. I look forward to continuing to be out there and do what I do best."

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