Wimbledon women's final -- set by set

London (AFP) –


Set-by-set highlights of Saturday's Wimbledon women's final between Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber:

Set 1

Kerber 6-3

+ In the Royal Box, Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex and a close friend of Serena Williams, and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, welcome the players with a standing ovation. Tiger Woods and Lewis Hamilton are in Serena's player box to lend support.

+ Kerber breaks in opening game and holds for 2-0 but 23-time major winner Serena levels at 2-2.

+ Williams is broken twice more and Kerber takes set after 31 minutes when the American nets.

Key statistic: Unforced errors - Williams 14; Kerber 3