/The Latest: Liu wins all-American junior final at Wimbledon

The Latest: Liu wins all-American junior final at Wimbledon


AP

Published 8:05 a.m. ET July 15, 2017 | Updated 11:46 a.m. ET July 15, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):

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4:40 p.m.

Claire Liu became the first American in 25 years to win the junior title at Wimbledon.

Liu beat Ann Li 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 in the final on No. 1 Court. Liu is from California and Li is from Pennsylvania.

The last American to win the title was Chanda Rubin in 1992. The last all-American final was in 1979 when Mary Lou Piatek beat Alysia Moulton.

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3:28 p.m.

Garbine Muguruza out-powered Venus Williams to win the Wimbledon title 7-5, 6-0.

Muguruza, who lost in the final at the All England Club in 2015, saved two set points in the 10th game of the first set, and then won nine straight games to win.

The match was played under a closed roof on Centre Court, the first time a women’s final had been played indoors.

For Muguruza, it was her second Grand Slam title. She also won the…

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