Serena Williams reaches 7th Wimbledon final

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serena williams Serena Williams reaches 7th Wimbledon final

Serena Williams of the US, during quarterfinals of the 2012 All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England (AP Photo)

(AP) – Serena Williams is back in the Wimbledon final.

The 13-time Grand Slam champion advanced to her seventh Wimbledon final by beating second-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 6-3, 7-6 (6) Thursday.

Williams finished with a Wimbledon record 24 aces, and won 20 of the 24 points on her serve in the first set.

Williams will face Agnieszka Radwanska in Saturday’s final. The third-seeded Pole beat Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-4 in the other semifinal.

In the men’s semifinals, defending champion Novak Djokovic will face six-time winner Roger Federer on Friday, while Andy Murray will take on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

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