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Wimbledon day 12: Serena Williams aiming for eighth title

Wimbledon day 12: Serena Williams aiming for eighth title
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Can Serena Williams win a 24th grand slam singles title?

It is women's final day at Wimbledon on Saturday.

Seventh seed Simona Halep takes on seven-time SW19 champion Serena Williams on Centre Court from 2pm.

Here, PA previews the 12th day of action.

Order of play

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Centre Court

Serena Williams v Simona Halep

24 is the magic number

Williams continues her quest to equal Margaret Court's record of 24 grand slam singles titles. The American is stuck on 23 having lost in the finals of Wimbledon and the US Open last year, but can finally move level with the Australian with victory over Halep.

Halep needs to change recent record

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Halep will need to end her poor run of results against Williams if she is to secure a second grand slam. Last year's French Open champion has beaten Williams only once in 10 meetings, losing the last six.

Brit watch

Andy Lapthorne takes on his Australian doubles partner Dylan Alcott in the quad wheelchair singles final, just 24 hours after the pair won the title together on Court 14. Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid are in the final of the wheelchair doubles, while Arthur Fery and Toby Samuel are looking to reach the final of the boys' doubles.

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