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Serena to rub off with Angelique Kerber in final for eighth title

Wimbledon in for an entertaining day out for final

Angelique Kerber and Serena Williams are set to compete for the Wimbledon title in a repeat of the 2016 final. They both won the semis on Thursday. Williams, who gave birth last year, is aiming for her eighth win in London.

Kerber defeated Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko in straight sets 6-3,6-3 on Centre Court to qualify for her fourth Grand Slam final. Later in the day, Serena Williams defeated German surprise package Julia Görges 6-2, 6-4 to reach her 10th Wimbledon final.

Williams got the better of Kerber in the 2016 final, beating the German 7-5, 6-3 to earn her seventh Wimbledon title. Kerber has only defeated Williams twice in their previous nine meetings, one of which was in the 2016 Australian Open final.

Neither Kerber nor Williams, who were seeded 11th and 25th respectively for this year’s tournament, were odds-on favorites to reach the final. However, each of the top 10 seeds in the women’s bracket were eliminated by the fourth round. Kerber, 30, used a seven game run to seize control of her match against Ostapenko. The 21-year-old Latvian made 36 unforced errors, while the more experienced German made just seven.

“These are the matches I was working for as a young kid,” Kerber, 30, said afterwards, “and to stand here again in the final at Wimbledon is great.”

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“2017 is over and I don’t have to worry about it,” Kerber said.
Kerber could now become the first German women’s champion at Wimbledon since Steffi Graff in 1996.

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Williams returned to action in March after missing over a year for her pregnancy — she gave birth to daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian in November. But she needed just two major tournaments to return to the familiar territory of a final.

The American had no trouble handing 29-year-old Görges, who was playing in her first Grand Slam semifinal. Williams smashed five aces past the German, converted four of her five break points and made only seven unforced errors.

“It’s crazy. I don’t even know how to feel. I didn’t expect to do this well in my fourth tournament back,” said Williams, who competed in the Indian Wells Masters, the Miami Open and the French Open before this year’s Wimbledon tournament.

“I had a really tough pregnancy delivery. I had to have multiple surgeries and almost didn’t make it to be honest,” Williams added. “I’m just enjoying every moment of this. This was not inevitable for me.”

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