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Serena Williams begins her bid for a seventh Wimbledon title and record-equalling 22nd Grand Slam crown on Tuesday against a player who was once so disillusioned by tennis that she quit. World number one and top seed Williams won her 21st major at the All England Club 12 months ago by beating Garbine Muguruza.
By Kylie MacLellan and Anirban Nag LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's vote last Thursday to leave the European Union continued to reverberate through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling to its lowest level in 31 years, despite government attempts to relieve some of the confusion about the political and economic outlook. Chancellor George Osborne said early Monday that the British economy was strong enough to cope with the market volatility caused by last week's "Brexit" referendum which has resulted in the biggest blow since World War Two to the European goal of forging greater unity. "It is inevitable after Thursday's vote that Britain's economy is going to have to adjust to the new situation we find ourselves in," he added.