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Ser­ena Slam

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

Ser­ena Wil­liams is back in the Wim­ble­don fi­nal, and still on tar­get for a cal­en­dar-year Grand Slam. The top-seeded Amer­i­can beat Maria Shara­pova 6-2, 6-4 Thurs­day in the semi­fi­nals on Cen­tre Court, putting the five-time cham­pion in the fi­nal at the All Eng­land Club for the eighth time. Wil­liams has al­ready won the Aus­tralian Open and the French Open this year, and another win on Satur­day would give her four ma­jors in a row – a streak that in­cludes last year’s U.S. Open. But a win over Gar­bine Mugu­ruza in two days would also be a big step to­ward win­ning all four Grand Slam tour­na­ments in the same sea­son, some­thing that hasn’t been done since St­effi Graf in 1988.

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