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Williams, others remember Jackson

Updated: June 26, 2009, 1:47 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

WIMBLEDON, England -- Being a celebrity herself didn't keep Serena Williams from being star-struck each time she met Michael Jackson.

Williams and Roger Federer were among the millions of fans lamenting the pop star's death on Thursday.

"Words can't express my shock and horror," Williams said Friday. "He was just a complete icon."

Williams said she met Jackson a couple times and became as giddy as any other fan.

"I was honored to meet him," she said. "I think any celebrity ...

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