|Venus Williams captured her third Wimbledon title in the space of six years in a final of high drama and record length when she outlasted Lindsey Davenport 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 9-7.
After Davenport got off to a strong start, Williams started to find her form and the match quickly turned into a thriller. An exciting second set put Williams firmly back in contention and set the stage for an exciting conclusion. The third set saw a battle of nerves and stamina with Williams proving to be the tougher competitor on the day. Great tennis from both players made the 2005 final an instant classic and a great addition to any tennis DVD library.|