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WILLIAMS‑WILLIAMS/Hlavackova‑Hradecka

7‑5, 6‑4

 

VENUS  SERENA WILLIAMS

 

 

Q.  Venus, how does it feel to be women’s doubles champions?

VENUS WILLIAMS:  Oh, wow, it’s amazing.  I was definitely inspired by Serena’s single’s performance.  Obviously it’s wonderful to play on the court with her.  I couldn’t have done it without her, so it’s great.

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S. WILLIAMS/A. Radwanska 6‑1, 5‑7, 6‑2

 

SERENA WILLIAMS

 

Q.  Talk about the stress of dealing with that third set, because certainly the match turned around.  If I would have told you 15 years ago you’d be right here with five Wimbledon titles, what would you have said?

SERENA WILLIAMS:  I would have believed you, for sure.  I’d be like, All right, cool.

So, I don’t know.  I tried to stay more calm in the third than I had in the second.  So that was my thing.  I just got too anxious and I shouldn’t have been so anxious.

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S. WILLIAMS/V. Azarenka 6‑3, 7‑6

 

SERENA WILLIAMS

 

 

Q.  How would you assess your serving?  Is it the best you’ve ever served?

SERENA WILLIAMS:  Once again, I definitely thought I served well.  Actually during the match I thought I didn’t serve well.  I thought, Gosh, I got to get more first serves in.  I don’t think my first‑serve percentage was up there.

So, you know, but I think it was pretty close.

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S. WILLIAMS/P. Kvitova 6‑3, 7‑5

SERENA WILLIAMS

Q.  How does it feel to dethrone the champion?

SERENA WILLIAMS:  I mean, it just feels like a good win.  You know, she was playing very well.

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S. WILLIAMS/Y. Shvedova 6‑1, 2‑6, 7‑5

 

SERENA WILLIAMS

 

Q.  Commentating on your match, Tracy Austin said sometimes you give the impression of playing against yourself rather than your opponent.  Do you have a view on that?

SERENA WILLIAMS:  I don’t understand.  But she’s probably right.

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S. WILLIAMS/J. Zheng 6‑7, 6‑2, 7‑9

 

SERENA WILLIAMS

Q.  How deep did you have to dig there?

SERENA WILLIAMS:  Definitely pretty deep.  She was playing really well.  Just have to go out there and do what I could.

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S. WILLIAMS/M. Czink  6‑1, 6‑4

 

SERENA WILLIAMS

 

Q.  Ten aces.  Very happy with it?

SERENA WILLIAMS:  Serving‑wise it was definitely better, more consistent.  So it’s something to be happy about.

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S. WILLIAMS/B. Zahlavova 6‑2, 6‑4

 

SERENA WILLIAMS

 

 

Q.  You let out quite a cry at the conclusion of that game.  Was it a question of relief?

SERENA WILLIAMS:  Definitely a little relief, and, you know, I think I was letting out a lot of cries.  I was happy to get through that.

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