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Wimbledon Mixed final: Grönefeld/Knowles def. Black/Paes 7:5 6:3

First grand slam victory for Anna-Lena

They were down 2:5 in the first (Black/Paes) had set points, but they fight and played really well

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Wimbledon Final!


Congratulations to them, they thoroughly deserve it, so many impressive comebacks on their way to the title! This the big highlight of what has been an amazing return to the top of the game by Anna-Lena.

Shame for Cara and Leander, horrible way to lose the first set.

It would have been good for the best player in the world to finish with a title but she still has had a great tournament, a great year and looking forward for her to defend her 2 US Open titles later in the summer.
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this is a great moment for ALG, they were both so happy

ALG played so well!

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Rightful winners won. Anna-Lena's serve is five classes above Black's and typically that decides mixed.
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ALG Wimbledon champion - unreal

Mark has now won all 4 GS title, Wimbledon was missing in doubles, but now he won it in mixed

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First German GS win of any kind since Steffi Graf.

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Great win by ALG!!! Hopesome of that confidence will spill over to her singles game!

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Re: Wimbledon SF: Grönefeld/Knowles def. Black/Paes 7:5 6:3

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Rightful winners won. Anna-Lena's serve is five classes above Black's and typically that decides mixed.
Certainly they played better in the end but let's not get ahead of ourselves, it's a big upset. Cara's serve is one of the weakest on tour but she's one of the best mixed doubles players which shows she usually makes up for it.
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Re: Wimbledon final: Grönefeld/Knowles def. Black/Paes 7:5 6:3

really derserved after 2-5 down in first set.

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ALG has won a slam and not Meghann

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Well done to Knowles/Groenefeld! Knowles completes his career slam whilst Groenefeld wins her first ever slam

So happy for Anna-Lena Her smile was as wide as Centre Court when they won!

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So happy for ALG/Mark.
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Certainly they played better in the end but let's not get ahead of ourselves, it's a big upset. Cara's serve is one of the weakest on tour but she's one of the best mixed doubles players which shows she usually makes up for it.
i actually thought she served quite well today

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Certainly they played better in the end but let's not get ahead of ourselves, it's a big upset. Cara's serve is one of the weakest on tour but she's one of the best mixed doubles players which shows she usually makes up for it.
Big upset my ass. I agree Black is a good mixed player, but the quality of serving by the woman player is often the most important factor in mixed.
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ALG has won a slam and not Meghann

ALG
Oh come on, she might have won one already had she not been trained by this idiot... That's not a nice post at all.

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