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23-year-old Spaniard Garbine Muguruza overcame the challenge of 37 year old American fan favourite Venus Williams 7-5, 6-0 in a lopsided final to claim her first ever Wimbledon title.

Muguruza, a runner-up to Serena Williams at Wimbledon a couple of years ago, showed that she had learnt plenty from her previous big day outing at SW19 to win the big points towards the business end of the first set before running away with the second as Venus faded badly.

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Novak Djokovic and Garbine Muguruza made flying starts in their respective title defence as they eased into the second round of the men's and women's singles categories respectively of the French Open tennis championships on Monday.

The second-seeded Djokovic of Serbia recorded a convincing 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Spanish Marcel Granollers in two hours and 27 minutes in front of his new coach Andre Agassi, an eight-time Grand Slam singles winner. Djokovic celebrated his victory by waving along with several ball boys at the centre of the Philippe-Chatrier Court.

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Reigning French Open champion Garbine Muguruza bowed out of the Australian Open going down to unseeded American Coco Vandeweghe 4-6, 0-6 in the quarterfinals on Tuesday.

World Muguruza was never really at the races today and was overwhelmed by the 31 winners produced by the plucky American.

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Spanish superstar Garbiñe Muguruza was given a thorough work out today by American Samantha Crawford in the second round of the Australian Open. Muguruza, the seventh seed, beat world No. 162, Crawford, 7-5, 6-4 in an hour and 35 minutes.

The Spaniard will now face Latvian Anastasija Sevastova in the third round. Sevastova beat Slovakian Kristina Kucova 6-3, 6-4.

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Fourth seeded Spaniard Garbine Muguruza snatched a stunning victory against Russian Daria Kasatkina to advance to the quarter-finals of the Brisbane International on Tuesday.

The reigning French Open champion, ranked seventh in the women's singles rankings, needed almost three hours to win 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (7). Although she was down 0-2, and then 4-5 in the third and decisive set, the Spaniard finally managed to win it in a tie-break, saving a match point at 7-6 in the breaker.

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