Serena Williams gained her fourth Wimbledon title on this present day in 2010 by beating Vera Zvonareva in simply over an hour.
The world primary blitzed the twenty first seed from Russia 6-3 6-2 in 66 minutes to gather a thirteenth grand slam title.
Williams’ victory took her previous Billie Jean King to sixth within the all-time record of feminine grand slam singles champions.
Trying in direction of her fellow American within the royal field after her one-sided win, Williams mentioned: “Hey Billie, I bought you, it’s quantity 13 for me.
“It means rather a lot as a result of it’s 13 and that’s type of cool as a result of I used to be capable of beat Billie. To have 4 Wimbledon titles is wonderful.
“It’s humorous, I didn’t suppose I used to be taking part in that nicely, particularly in apply.
“Simply wasn’t hitting the ball that cleanly, however after I bought on the courtroom, it was good.
“I served rather well and to win the match with out shedding a set is fairly cool.”
Zvonareva, taking part in in her first grand slam ultimate, was outplayed and couldn’t power a single break level in opposition to an opponent who had delivered 80 aces in reaching the showpiece event.
Williams pressured the primary break of the match in recreation eight with an excellent working forehand cross and served out to clinch the primary set in 36 minutes.
Zvonareva, the second-lowest ranked girl to play in a Wimbledon ultimate, fell 4-1 behind within the second set and had no solutions as Williams confirmed her ruthless streak.
Williams, now 40, has gained 23 grand slam singles titles, probably the most by any participant within the Open Period. She is in second place of all time behind Margaret Courtroom’s 24.
The final of her seven Wimbledon singles titles got here in 2016.