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Spain's Garbine Muguruza wins French Open title

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12   //    04 Jun 2016, 20:48 IST
Tennis - French Open Women's Singles Final match - Roland Garros - Serena Williams of the U.S. vs Garbine Muguruza of Spain- Paris, France - 04/06/16 Williams reacts. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
Tennis - French Open Women's Singles Final match - Roland Garros - Serena Williams of the U.S. vs Garbine Muguruza of Spain- Paris, France - 04/06/16 Williams reacts. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

PARIS (Reuters) - Spanish fourth seed Garbine Muguruza claimed her maiden grand slam title when she beat world number one and defending champion Serena Williams 7-5 6-4 in the French Open final on Saturday.

The 22-year-old, who lost to Williams in last year's Wimbledon final, is the first Spaniard to lift the Suzanne Lenglen Cup since Arantxa Sanchez Vicario in 1998.

(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by XXXX)

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