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Serena Williams set to ‘be a contender to win Grand Slams’

15 July 2018

A sluggish Serena pushed a bit more in set 2 but was broken to go 4-2 down, and following a pair of holds, Kerber served for the match, and despite clearly feeling the tension, she maintained her nerve, as Serena's errors cost her the match.

'To all the moms out there, I was playing for you today, ' the athlete added.

Middleton, 36, will also attend Sunday's Gentlemen's Singles Final - whose pairing will be decided on Friday in the semi-finals face-offs - with her husband, Prince William. The two hugged from across the net after the game.

But instead world number 10 Kerber sprang a huge surprise, making her Germany's first female champion at the All England Club since Steffi Graf in 1996.

Her agony only increased with a woeful volley that flew long to put Kerber within two points of the title.

TOPSHOT - Germany's Angelique Kerber (L) holds the winner's trophy, the Venus Rosewater Dish, after her women's singles final victory over U.S. player Serena Williams on the twelfth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 14, 2018.

Novak Djokovic advanced to a fifth Wimbledon final with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over Rafael Nadal. The couple Wednesday in an intimate ceremony in New Orleans three months later. "It came from the palace that she is coming on Saturday". Just being with her, spending time with her. "And left not for an injury, but to have a great life and not give up tennis, but to come back".

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Serena didn't enjoy a good start to the ongoing season as she withdrew from Australian Open and struggled in the Sunshine tournaments before quitting ahead of the French Open quarter-final due to complications of childbirth.

The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle and the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, took some time off from their royal duties to attendance the tennis tournament in London Saturday and show support for their friend William as she competed for her eighth Wimbledon title.

She was off the tour for more than a year after her Australian Open title in January 2017 - won while she was pregnant, she later revealed.

Williams is attempting to win her 24th Grand slam title, which would tie her with Margaret Court who dominated in the 1960's and early 70's.

With comfortable wins against Naomi Osaka, Belinda Bencic and Jelena Ostapenko, the German will be confident about her chances of winning her maiden crown at the iconic Grand Slam tournament.

"It was such a long way to see light at the end of the road kind of".

Serena Williams set to ‘be a contender to win Grand Slams’