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Williams sisters net gold in doubles, beating Spaniards in final

Updated: August 17, 2008, 9:49 AM ET
Associated Press

BEIJING -- Venus and Serena Williams kept up a family tradition Sunday, playing together in the Olympic doubles tournament and walking away with the gold medal.

Slugging winners from the baseline and slamming shots at the net, the American sisters overpowered Anabel Medina Garrigues and Virginia Ruano Pascual of Spain 6-2, 6-0.

When Ruano Pascual sent the championship point long, the sisters shrieked in unison. Then they jumped for joy and hugged.

"I'm so excited, I can't even ...

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