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2012 Wimbledon: Venus And Serena Williams Win Doubles Title

Nine hours after winning her fifth Wimbledon singles championship, Serena Williams took to Centre Court with her older sister Venus to win their fifth doubles championship. They defeated the tandem of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka 7-5, 6-4.

It was the Williams sisters first tournament together in two years.

Combined, the victory was the sister's 14th Grand Slam doubles title, good for third most in tennis history. Serena set a Wimbledon record for most aces in the tournament and surprisingly, her sister Venus ended their doubles match on an ace as well.

The tournament should serve as a warm-up for the sisters who will return to London to compete in the 2012 Olympic Games. The sisters are the two-time defending gold medalists.

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