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Williams playing best tennis of career

Updated: August 4, 2012, 1:00 PM ET
By Ravi Ubha | ESPN.com

Did anyone see Serena Williams offering up this sort of demolition job when she toiled in the first week at Wimbledon?

Williams scraped past a few opponents thanks to her serve, admittedly still a little jaded after her seismic defeat by Virginie Razzano at the French Open. Even in the Wimbledon final, Williams suffered a hiccup and was stretched to three sets.

Her improvement at the Olympics has been Katie Ledecky- or Ye Shiwen-like -- without whispers of you know what.

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