Williams is playing some of the best tennis of her life. AFP
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finalist Venus eyes record booksAt an age when her contemporaries have long since retired, Venus Williams says she is playing some of the best tennis of her life, but the Wimbledon finalist isn't finished yet as she eyes a place in the record books. Williams is the oldest Wimbledon finalist for 23 years after she over-powered Britain's Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-2 .That would give Venus a sixth Wimbledon title, and eighth Grand Slam crown, nine years after she last lifted the trophy, completing an incredible comeback after she battled an autoimmune disease that left her fatigued and threatened to force her out of tennis.Serving a 170 kph second serve on break point at 4-4 in the first set was just one example of the nerveless way Williams shattered Konta's spirit.
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