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Serena Williams extends streak with 6-1, 6-3 victory at Wimbledon
Serena Williams extends streak with 6-1, 6-3 victory at Wimbledon

LONDON — After a week filled by a headline-grabbing, off-court tiff with Maria Sharapova and a series of apologies stemming from a magazine profile, Serena Williams got back to doing what she does best. Better than anyone in the world right now, really. Extending her winning streak to 32 matches, the longest single-season run on the women's tour since 2000, Williams began her bid for a sixth Wimbledon championship and 17th Grand Slam title overall with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over 92nd-ranked Mandy Minella of Luxembourg on Tuesday. "You can call her pretty much unbeatable," Minella said. "She's playing better than ever. … Every time she steps on...

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