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1:38PM

Contra Costa Times: Venus Williams serves notice: She's still a champion

WIMBLEDON, England -- She's still here. The others have faded away, Justine Henin, Kim Clijsters, Martina Hingis. Venus Williams still is here.


And once again grasping a trophy.



The critics snipe and complain. The critics wonder why Venus, and younger sister Serena don't play that frequently, wonder why they get hurt now and then.

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5:00AM

CBS Sports: Wimbledon's woman of the decade takes five ... titles, that is

WIMBLEDON, England -- Every Williams for herself. Venus told us that. There would be no restrictions, no holding back. Even against Serena, her younger sister.

Venus would play tennis as well and with as much intensity as she could. And so she did. And so it is that Venus Williams is a champion once more.

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7:33AM

Oakland Tribune: Federer vs. Nadal in final? Can't wait to see what happens

WIMBLEDON, England -- Now let's see what happens. Roger Federer said exactly what the rest us are thinking.Now that the two best men's tennis players in the world have done what was expected, done what was predicted, have come to the ultimate match of the ultimate tournament, let's see what happens.

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5:00PM

CBS Sports: Federer vs. Nadal: Evidently, you can always get what you want

WIMBLEDON, England -- And so we get what we wanted, get what sports deserve. The best against the best, Celtics against Lakers, Tiger against Phil, Red Sox against Yankees.

Roger Federer against Rafael Nadal.

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5:00PM

CBS Sports: The outsiders: All-Williams final doesn't thrill everyone

WIMBLEDON, England -- The inevitable became the actual. The match that seemed destined is the match that will be played. Venus Williams against sister Serena in the Wimbledon final. They're elated.

But you sense not all of tennis is.

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