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Wimbledon 2015: Serena Williams continues to dominate Maria Sharapova with semi-final victory

American still on target for calendar-year Grand Slam

Garbine Muguruza clinches semi-final victory
Serena Williams has a big serve to fall back on when the going gets tough

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Maria Sharapova last beat Serena Williams in 2004

Wimbledon 2015: Maria Sharapova seeks to end 16-match losing run to nemesis Serena Williams

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Serena Williams has a big serve to fall back on when the going gets tough
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Wimbledon 2015: Richard Gasquet beats Stan Wawrinka to set semi-final duel up with Novak Djokovic

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Roger Federer celebrates his win over Gilles Simon
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Andy Murray takes on Vasek Pospisil
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England bowlers Stuart Broad and James Anderson
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footballUefa president is favourite to succeed Sepp Blatter
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