LONDON – Serena Williams wasted little time in winning the first individual gold medal in her illustrious career, dispatching Maria Sharapova on Saturday and losing just a single game in a 6-0, 6-1 victory.
And then she took another step towards a second golden moment as she and sister Venus won their doubles semifinal to advance to Sunday’s gold-medal match against Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic.
After their doubles victory, Serena and Venus spoke with our Ted Emrich.
(Listen to the Williams sisters’ interview with Ted Emrich)
Serena and Venus weren’t the only successful American siblings at the All-England Club Saturday either. Brothers Bob and Mike Bryan improved on their bronze medal from Beijing by winning the gold thanks to a 6-4, 7-6 victory over France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Michael Llodra.
Bob and Mike also spoke with Ted Emrich.