Serena Williams wins Wimbledon for the 6th time!

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Serena Williams has already completed the ‘Serena Slam’ holding all four Grand Slam titles at once however she is on the verge of completing this again and keeping the calendar Grand Slam on track. Only three players have ever beaten Serena Williams in a Grand Slam final those being Maria Sharapova, Sam Stosur and Venus Williams (twice) however Garbine Muguruza will be aiming to etch her name on the Wimbledon winners’ board having already beaten Serena Williams at Roland Garros last year.

Serena got the final underway at Wimbledon but not with the greatest start beginning with a double fault and then at 40-30 double faulted again for deuce and then another one followed giving Muguruza a break point. On the fourth break point of the opening game an error from Serena gave Muguruza a 1-0 lead! A good hold from Muguruza followed to consolidate her break taking a 2-0…

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These Comic-Con hits became box office duds

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Remember Cowboys and Aliens? The movie had everything the Comic-Con fanboys and fangirls should have wanted ­a script: Writers from Star Trek, an otherworldly plotline, nifty effects and a rugged headliner who once flew the Millennium Falcon.

But after a splashy premiere at the 2011 geek-fest in San Diego, the film—which featured Harrison Ford as a cattleman who tries a save a town from aliens—landed with a thud when it opened nationwide. Critics bashed its quirky blend of western and sci-fi and it brought in a paltry $100 million—just enough to cover its bills.

There’s a lesson here: Despite the promise of legions of fans, eager to spread the word about new movies and TV shows, a big showing a Comic-Con, the annual four-day geek-fest that began Thursday in downtown San Diego, doesn’t guarantee a hit.

“A good presentation is no substitute for a bad film,” says David Glanzer…

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