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12:00 AM, July 11, 2016 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:24 PM, July 11, 2016

Age of Serena going strong

With a record-equalling 22nd Grand Slam title wrapped up, Serena Williams insists she will never get bored of winning and that is bad news for her flagging rivals.

The 34-year-old American wrapped up her seventh Wimbledon with a straight sets win over Angelique Kerber on Saturday to take her level with Steffi Graf's Open Era record of 22 Slams.

Next on the shopping list is Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 Slams.

"Serena is someone who beats records and not just equals them," said her French coach Patrick Mouratoglou.

"We will keep going. I think she will go far because she wants to do it."

Graf set her record with the tenacious Monica Seles constantly on her shoulders. Between 1988 and 1993, the pair won 21 of 24 Slams.

Fast forward two decades and Williams, despite the occasional blip, is ruthlessly seeing off all-comers.

Of active players, Maria Sharapova is the only other woman to have won more than two majors.

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