Serena Williams and Venus Williams have won their 14th Grand Slam doubles titles together, beating the team of Timea Babos and Yaroslava Shvedova in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4. The Williams sisters hadn't taken Grand Slam doubles titles since they won in Wimbledon in 2012.
Much of the focus has been on Serena and her continuous run at the top of the singles rankings. But the pair have been back at doubles action lately and took this year's Wimbledon tournament while being unseeded. Babos and Shvedova put up a fight as the fifth seeds, but the Williams sisters proved to be too much and took the match in straight sets.
On the men's side, top seeds Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert managed to take down the team of Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin. Mahut and Herbert took the match in straight sets, including a second set tiebreak, 6-4, 7-6(1), 6-3.
Mahut and Herbert had previously won a Grand Slam doubles title at the 2015 US Open. Mahut was also coming off a best-ever result in Grand Slam singles play, making it to the fourth round in this year's Wimbledon Championships. Herbert also made it as far as he's ever made it in a major, to the third round in singles play.
Herbert and Mahut also made it to the finals of the 2015 Australian Open, but fell to the team of Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini. This is the first time Roger-Vasselin and Benneteau played in a Grand Slam doubles final. Previously, Roger-Vasselin had made it to a Slam semifinals while Benneteau had made it as far as the quarterfinals.
Earlier on Saturday, Williams became only the second woman in the Open Era to reach 22 Grand Slam singles titles. She tied the record set by Steffi Graf, something she has been trying to do since she won No. 21 at Wimbledon a year ago.
After falling to Angelique Kerber in the finals of the Australian Open and Garbine Muguruza in the finals of the French Open, Williams came out on top on Saturday, besting Kerber in straight sets to take the singles title.
On Sunday, Wimbledon will conclude with the men's finals as No. 2 seed Andy Murray tries for his second Wimbledon title against No. 6 seed Milos Raonic.
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