Serena Williams says she finds the Olympics at Wimbledon relaxing because of the festive atmosphere, and her matches have certainly been nothing to tense up about.
Williams won another blowout Friday, this time against the world's No. 1-ranked player, beating Victoria Azarenka 6-1, 6-2. Williams clinched the first singles medal of her career, and she'll play first-time Olympian Maria Sharapova in the final Saturday.
''I'm just enjoying myself,'' Williams said. ''It's just a great vibe to have the USA fans and all the other countries' fans that come out and root really, really hard. It's an unbelievable experience.''
Through five rounds, the No. 4-seeded Williams has lost only 16 games. She had 16 aces against Azarenka and just five unforced errors to beat a player ranked No. 1 for the 14th time.
''When you're playing the best player in the world, you've got to play well,'' Williams said. ''I felt like I had nothing to lose - just going for it.''
Sharapova, seeded No. 3, won an ...