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Garbiñe Muguruza defeated Venus Williams for 1st Wimbledon title


The 23-year-old Spanish player powered her way to her first title at Wimbledon and second at a Grand Slam tournament Saturday, beating Venus Williams 7-5, 6-0 by claiming the final’s last nine games.

"She’s such an incredible player," the Muguruza said about Williams, 37, during the trophy ceremony, then drew a laugh from spectators by adding: "I grew up watching her play."

Here is the moment Mugurza beat Williams:

"She told me one day I was going to maybe win," Muguruza said. "So two years after, here I am.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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