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Garbiñe Muguruza runs out of steam at Wimbledon in shock defeat by Cepelova

Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club

When Garbiñe Muguruza won the French Open less than a month ago, one of her first thoughts was to question how on earth Rafael Nadal has won nine titles in Paris. Winning seven matches to secure a grand slam title requires everything to be in sync, something the Spaniard found out the hard way on Thursday when she was dumped out in the second round.

Garbiñe Muguruza hastens into role as Serena Williams’ heir apparent

Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros - Garbine Muguruza of Spain poses with her trophy Place de la Concorde

Many players dream of winning grand slam titles but, in an era dominated by Serena Williams, few women have had a look in. Garbiñe Muguruza’s stunning 7-5, 6-4 victory against the American in the French Open final on Saturday not only gave the women’s game a new champion but someone who at 22 may just be the heir apparent to Williams’s throne.

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Garbiñe Muguruza runs out of steam at Wimbledon in shock defeat by Cepelova

When Garbiñe Muguruza won the French Open less than a month ago, one of her first thoughts was to question how on earth Rafael Nadal has won nine titles in Paris. Winning seven matches to secure a grand slam title requires everything to be in sync, something the Spaniard found out the hard way on Thursday when she was dumped out in the second round.

Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros - Garbine Muguruza of Spain poses with her trophy Place de la Concorde

Garbiñe Muguruza hastens into role as Serena Williams’ heir apparent

Many players dream of winning grand slam titles but, in an era dominated by Serena Williams, few women have had a look in. Garbiñe Muguruza’s stunning 7-5, 6-4 victory against the American in the French Open final on Saturday not only gave the women’s game a new champion but someone who at 22 may just be the heir apparent to Williams’s throne.