Venus Williams won her fifth Wimbledon singles title today, beating flat-footed sister Serena in the process, 7-5, 6-4.
(Two guesses for Serena’s injuries and subsequent inconsistent play)
The dominance that once was Serena is now obviously gone. Venus hadn’t beat her since the 2001 U.S. Open, but today’s win was no fluke. Added weight (she was noticeably slow today), injuries and perhaps inconsistency coming from lack of a regular playing schedule has quite obviously caught up to Serena (who hasn’t won at Wimbledon in five years).
Though the media of course would never report such a thing. Read more…