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Garbine Muguruza wins French Open, defeats Serena Williams

Spain's Garbine Muguruza clenches her fist  as she plays Australia's Samantha Stosur during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, June 3, 2016 in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Spain's Garbine Muguruza clenches her fist as she plays Australia's Samantha Stosur during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, June 3, 2016 in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)  (The Associated Press)

Garbine Muguruza of Spain has won the French Open final, beating Serena Williams 7-5, 6-4.

This is Muguruza's first Grand Slam title.

At age 34, Williams was bidding to earn her 22nd major championship and equal Steffi Graf's Open-era record. She was the defending champion in Paris.

Williams saved four match points in the ninth game of the second set but could not prevent Muguruza from serving out the match in the next game.

The 22-year-old Muguruza was playing in her second Grand Slam final after losing to Serena in the 2015 Wimbledon final.