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Kerber shocks Serena in Australian Open final

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Angelique Kerber (Gallo Images)
Angelique Kerber (Gallo Images)

In a huge upset, the seventh seed toppled the top seed 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 to win her maiden major title and become the first German Grand Slam champion since Graf at the 1999 French Open.

Williams, the world number one, had won all six previous Melbourne Park finals she had played and had also triumphed in her last eight Grand Slam deciders.

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