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2012 London Olympics: Serena, Venus Williams Take Third Straight Women's Doubles Gold

Serena and Venus Williams earned the distinction as the greatest Olympic tennis players of all time with their third consecutive gold medal in women's doubles Sunday.

It was the fourth Olympic gold medal overall for both Serena and Venus, both of whom also boast an Olympic singles title after Serena defeated Russia's Maria Sharapova for the women's singles gold medal Saturday.

The sisters breezed past the Czech duo of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4, in just over and hour and a half at the All England Club to earn yet another Olympic gold.

Serena and Venus combined to hit 35 winners against the Czech's 26 and took 78 percent of their first serve points, compared to 66 percent for the Czechs. Hlavackova and Hradecka could not convert any of their four break point chances, while the Williams' took two of six.

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