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Angelique Kerber defeats Serena Williams to win her first Wimbledon singles title

LONDON - The long road back to tennis relevance had an abrupt off-ramp Saturday for Serena Williams, who suffered a rare Wimbledon defeat.

Angelique Kerber made short work of the 23-time Grand Slam singles champion, beating her 6-3, 6-3 in a brisk 1 hour, 5 minutes - or more than four hours quicker than either of the men's semifinals.

"She played unbelievably today," said Williams,

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