Serena Williams Ruthless Williams wins gold medal

Serena Williams of the United States thrashes Russia's Maria Sharapova 6-0 6-1 to win the Olympic women's singles gold.

4 Aug 12

Maria Sharapova Williams & Sharapova reach final

Tennis

3 Aug 12

American Serena Williams beats Belarusian Victoria Azarenka to setup an Olympic women's singles final with Maria Sharapova.

Serena Williams Serena to face Azarenka in semis

Belarus

2 Aug 12

Serena Williams will face world number one Victoria Azarenka in the semi-finals of the Olympics women's singles.

Elena Baltacha is consoled by Judy Murray after her London 2012 defeat Baltacha savours Games 'pinnacle'

Team GB

31 Jul 12

Suffolk's Elena Baltacha describes the Olympic tennis competition as the "pinnacle" of her career following her second round exit.

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Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment
1 Williams USA
2 Sharapova RUS
3 Azarenka BLR
View full results for Women's Singles

Head to Head

Elena Baltacha vs Anne Keothavong

Elena Baltacha

Elena Baltacha Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

Height

1.75m (5'9")

Weight

70kg

Age

31

Anne Keothavong

Anne Keothavong Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

Height

1.74m (5'9")

Weight

63kg

Age

30

View the London 2012 medallist table