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Serena takes gold after crushing Sharapova

Saturday, August 04, 2012 | 10:11 AM    

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LONDON, England — (AFP) Serena Williams clinched her first Olympic singles gold medal with a 6-0, 6-1 demolition of Maria Sharapova in the most one-sided women's final in the history of the Games today.

Williams' victory surpassed Suzanne Lenglen's 6-3, 6-0 win over Dorothy Holman in the 1920 final in Antwerp.

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