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Serena Williams faces Simona Halep in Wimbledon final chasing 24th Grand Slam

Serena Williams faces Simona Halep in Wimbledon final chasing 24th Grand Slam

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Wimbledon 2019 women's final on the BBCVenue: All England Club Date: Saturday, 13 July Time: 14:00 BSTCoverage: Live on BBC TV, Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, the BBC Sport website and mobile app with text commentary online. Full detailsSerena Williams will need to deal with "pressure times 100" when she faces Simona Halep in Saturday's Wimbledon final seeking to equal the all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles.This is the challenge that got her back out on to the court after almost dying giving birth and the one that keeps her motivated at the age of 37."Serena has already beaten a lot of records but this is the ultimate one," coach Patrick Mouratoglou told the BBC. The final starts at ...
Johanna Konta says she was ‘picked on’ with questions over Wimbledon defeat

Johanna Konta says she was ‘picked on’ with questions over Wimbledon defeat

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Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2019 on the BBCVenue: All England Club Dates: 1-14 JulyCoverage: Live across BBC TV, radio and online with extensive coverage on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile app. Full detailsJohanna Konta reacted angrily when questioned on her big-point mentality after another golden Grand Slam opportunity went begging.The British number one lost 7-6 (7-5) 6-1) to unseeded Barbora Strycova in the Wimbledon quarter-finals.She hit a huge 33 unforced errors in a match in which she was the overwhelming favourite, mirroring a simil...