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Serena Williams joined her sister Venus Sunday morning to win the women's doubles gold medal in two sets against the Czech Republic



    Williams Sisters Win Doubles
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    Venus Williams (left) and Serena Williams celebrate after winning the women's doubles gold medal match of the London 2012 Olympic Games by defeating Czech Republic's Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka at the All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London.

    Serena Williams teamed with big sister Venus to win the women's doubles title at the Olympics on Sunday, adding to the gold she won a day earlier in singles.
    The American sisters beat Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-4 under the roof on a rainy afternoon at the All England Club. Venus closed out the match with a backhand volley winner after the Czechs saved a pair of match points.

    On Saturday, Serena beat Maria Sharapova 6-0, 6-1 for the singles gold. She joined Steffi Graf as the only women to complete the Golden Slam — winning the Olympics and the four majors.
    Serena became tennis' first double gold medalist at an Olympics since Venus won singles and doubles at the 2000 Sydney Games. The sisters also won the doubles gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
    The Williams sisters didn't drop a set through their five Olympic matches at Wimbledon.
    Also on Sunday morning, Andy Murray stunned Roger Federer beathing him 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 in the tennis final at Wimbledon.

    Murray swept nine consecutive games, breaking Federer's serve four times in a row.

    The victory marked a breakthrough for the Scotsman, who has lost all four of his Grand Slam finals, three against Federer.

    For Federer, the drubbing marked another Olympic disappointment. Playing in the games for the fourth time, he sought a victory to complete a career Golden Slam but still earned his first singles medal.