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Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams to win first Wimbledon title

Simona Halep played a near-flawless final on Saturday to become the first Romanian woman to win Wimbledon. Her win wrecked Serena Williams’s latest bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title. 
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    Great winner! 🎾

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    "Stuns" Serena Williams? Halep is ranked higher, and is a much better player than Williams – it was expected that she would win easily so the word "Stuns" is truly absurd. What a dominant beatdown Halep threw onto Williams today, an utter mismatch. Congratulations Simona.

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    I have been saying this since the second match of serena. Wimbledon draws placed her not only with low ranked players but she was given a place at the end mostly (except for one match when it was cloudy weather). Today in the sun, she was out of breath in such a short match.

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    Boring….no meltdowns from Serena !!

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    Mikhail Litvinov

    Stuns, how is that? This wasnt even close lol

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    The lame brain media pundits keep expressing their surprise and shock that the HIGHER RANKED PLAYER won. Go figure. What's so 'stunning' about that?

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    Great news!! Congratulations to Simona for her awesome victory! She dominated & denied SW from matching Court's record.

    Makes all Romanians very proud of her, she is such a graceful & respectable champion.

    Felicitari, Simona, esti o campioana adevarata, ne faci mandrii sa fim romani!

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    Nice to see skill beating brute force 😜

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    The Melanated Square #SYSBM!

    I'm shocked that Serena didn't have another meltdown!😃

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    Congratulations to Simone, a brilliant performance from start to finish.Ive been watching Wimbledon for over 35 years now and that is probably one of the most impressive performances I've ever seen in a final.

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    The background music is far too loud.

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    The women's game stinks and has for a very long time. Every tournament is a different winner or seems like it anyway.
    Serena, like Tiger has no virtually no competition that she had to stare down tournament after tournament. Try and tell me Sharapova or Davenport will ever be considered great players. Henin and Clisters could have been great but they quit too early.

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    Constantin Romita Malina

    Simona Halep performed off the field. This girl is as magical as it is. You can not love her!

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    Private Thoughts

    The big bear took a fight as he never took it from anyone else

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    …pentru farfuria aia de tabla s-a batut Simona ??? Are la Carrefour set de 4 farfurii din alea + o tigaie bonus…

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    Mr Willi pa pa 😀💊💊🗜🗜

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    No- 1 beats No-11 and the media is aghast ,really !

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    Bravo simona!

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    Serena lost the exact same way against Sharapova in 04' I legit think she's throwing these matches. Why though??? $$$$

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    Cool head Simona was breezing through court and retained her superiority by her flawless movement. Serena had no chance. Hug the Champion Halep n congratulations for your superb skills. Catic from Hong Kong.

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    Fantastic game!

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    What does she say? "If I want to do something intense?"

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    The only way williams would have won is if Simons was left Bound and Gagged in locker room

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    Karma is a wonderful thing 🤪

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    Halep destroyed Williams with effortless power and stamina ( stunning )

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    you should have some sorrow for Serena

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    Romania 🎉🎉🎉Simona Halep 🥇🎉🎉

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    The tittle should read, Simona Halep RUNS OVER sireno williams . . . . But the media don't want to appear RACIST, now do they?

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    Romanian pride ♥️😍🇹🇩

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    Simona Halep sets sights on Olympics after fulfilling Wimbledon dream ► https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/jul/14/simona-halep-wimbledon-serena-williams-2020-olympics-tokyo

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    Richard Aguilar

    So happy to see Serena lose…she's tired, overweight and sooooo slow. Serena played the race card in her U.S. Open lose is 2018 and wanted to blame the umpire for the lost, it's time to go Serena. No one for you to blame for the lose, Halep ran you over.

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    Watch out Simona. Serena now will hate to lose to you again. In fact look out for her to humiliate you on Court just like you humiliated her on Wimbledon CC. Yes, Serena was devastated but angry too that she was made to look slow and ineffective.

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    Women’s tennis should go best of five sets!

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