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Serena Williams wins her seventh Wimbledon title, 22nd major overall

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2016 | 7:53 AM
Serena Williams of the US celebrates after winning the first set against Angelique Kerber of Germany during the women's singles final on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday.

Serena Williams won her seventh Wimbledon title and 22nd major overall by beating Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3 on Centre Court.

IN PHOTO: Serena Williams of the US raises the trophy after beating Angelique Kerber of Germany in the women's singles final on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London.

The top-seeded Williams won her first Grand Slam title since Wimbledon last year.

Since then, she lost in the US Open semifinals and in the final of the Australian and French Opens.

Kerber, who beat Williams in the Australian Open final, was playing for her second major title.

IN PHOTO: Serena Williams of the US (left) holds up her trophy next to Angelique Kerber of Germany after beating her in the women's singles final on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday.

IN PHOTO: Serena Williams of the US celebrates after beating Angelique Kerber of Germany in the women's singles final on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. 

IN PHOTO: Angelique Kerber of Germany returns to Serena William.