Wimbledon 2012: 5 Reasons Serena Williams Will Add Olympic Gold to Summer Haul

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Wimbledon 2012: 5 Reasons Serena Williams Will Add Olympic Gold to Summer Haul
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Serena Williams won this year's Wimbledon title, making it her fifth title at the All England Club and 14 Grand Slams all together. 

With her play at Wimbledon, Williams proved that she is still the best tennis player in the world on grass. Her straight-set victories over defending champion Petra Kvitova and second-seeded Victoria Azarenka were very impressive. 

Now, it's time for the best players in the world to focus on the Olympics, which start in a few weeks and will be also be played at the All England Club. 

The women's singles event at the Olympics will be very similar to Wimbledon, as every match is best of three sets.

Barring any surprises taking place prior to the Olympics, Serena Williams will be the favorite to win her first gold medal in women's singles. Here's why:

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