Serena Williams wins 7th Wimbledon title

Serena Williams
FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, Serena Williams, of the United States, returns the ball to Elina Svitolina, of Ukraine, during a semifinal match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, in Mason, Ohio. Williams defeated Svitolina 6-4, 6-3. Williams said on Wednesday, Aug. 26, she's trying not to think about the possibility of winning the Grand Slam title at this year's U.S. Open. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

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

The top-seeded Williams won her first Grand Slam title since Wimbledon last year. Since then, she lost in the U.S. 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.

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