Serena takes gold
- Published: 4 Aug 2012 at 21.48
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Serena Williams clinched her first Olympic singles gold medal with a 6-0, 6-1 demolition of Maria Sharapova in the most one-sided women's final in the history of the Games on Saturday.
Serena Williams of the US hits a return to Russia's Maria Sharapova during the Olympic women's singles final in Wimbledon on Saturday. Williams clinched her first Olympic singles gold medal with a 6-0, 6-1 demolition of Maria Sharapova.
Williams' victory, which surpassed Suzanne Lenglen's 6-3, 6-0 win over Dorothy Holman in the 1920 final in Antwerp, is the culmination of an incredible grass-court campaign that has brought the American her fifth Wimbledon crown and now the third gold medal of a remarkable career.
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