2012 Wimbledon Championships: Serena Williams Captures Women's Title For Fifth Time

It turned from snoozer to hardfought battle quickly, but Serena Williams eventually emerged victorious on Saturday at the All England Club in the 2012 Women's Final, capturing her fifth Wimbledon crown with a 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 victory over Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska. It is Williams' 14th Grand Slam championship overall.

Williams easily won the first set 6-1, dominating Radwanska so thoroughly the match looked to surely be over. However, 36 unforced errors from Williams allowed Radwanska to hang in the match, and earn the second set, before the sheer power of Williams again took over in the third set on her way to tying sister Venus with five Wimbledon titles.

At 30 years of age, Williams becomes the oldest woman to win a Grand Slam singles title since Martina Navratilova also won at 30 in 1990.

For a complete scoreboard and results, please check out the Sports Illustrated Wimbledon Scoreboard.

Stick with this StoryStream here at SB Nation DC for updates, scores and more from the 2012 Wimbledon Tennis Championships. For all things tennis, check out SB Nation's tennis hub.

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