Saturday, 28 January 2017

Serena Williams beats Venus Williams to win record 23rd major (photos)

Serena Williams is officially the greatest player of the modern era after beating her sister Venus to win her 23rd Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.Serena beat Venus 6-4 6-4 in 82 minutes to win her seventh Australian Open title without dropping a set.


At 35, she also breaks her own record for the oldest female Grand Slam champion in the Open era.

The new world No 1 overtakes the previous record she shared with Steffi Graf. Only Margaret Court, who won 13 of her 24 Majors before the Open era started in 1969, has ever won more.


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