Seed No.23 Venus Williams of the USA defeated seed No. 18 Marion Bartoli of France 6-4 6-1 in the final on Saturday. It was a decisive win for Venus, who should be congratulated on her amazing comeback. With this victory the 27-year-old American became the fourth four-time winner of Wimbledon in the open era, joining Billie-Jean King, Martina Navratilova and Steffi Graf.
Being ranked only 31st in the world Venus Williams defeated 2004 Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova on Wednesday, 2004 U.S. Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova on Thursday and French Open runner-up Ana Ivanovic on Friday. Read more »