Posted June 29, 2012 on AP on Fox
A couple of hours after reaching her seventh Wimbledon final, Serena Williams returned to Centre Court with sister Venus to secure a spot in the semifinals of the doubles tournament. The Williams sisters routed Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears 6-1, 6-1 in less than hour Thursday. Venus and Serena are playing a doubles tournament for the first time in two years and are looking for their fifth Wimbledon title together. They'll next play Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond. Serena beat second-ranked Victoria Azarenka in straight sets earlier Thursday to move one win away from her fifth Wimbledon title. Venus was eliminated in the first round of the singles tournament, the latest setback in her return to tennis after being diagnosed with an energy-sapping autoimmune disease. With Venus' situation in mind, Serena said another doubles title ''would be so awesome.'' ''We're having so much fun,'' Serena said. ''We played really well toda...
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