The talented and all time winner Serena Williams just added another championship title on her record. Keep reading so you can get all the details about Serena Williams’ latest triumph plus don’t forget to check out some memorable photos and video below.
Serena Williams was crowned the five-time Australian Open champion after her last victories in 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2009, thus giving her twelve Grand Slam titles, the same as Billie Jean King, who waved to Serena from the Royal Box.
"I accomplished two big dreams in a single day since I got my fifth title at the Australia Open, the first even year, and I got a dozen Grand Slams, is something that encourages me to go ahead and ask new goals, "said Serena Williams in reference Records of the Czech American Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert with eighteen and nineteen Grand Slam titles respectively while Germany’s Steffi Graf has twenty two, two behind Australia’s Margaret Smith Court.
At her twenty-eight years of age, Serena Williams proved that she reigns for now and might as well the rest of this season and even more if she keep on using the mental strength that she used in the final when, in the third set, Justine Henin was up with 2 to 0 to break in her favor. On the other hand, Henin confirmed that she maintains the level in her tennis playing style that took her to the top female ranking until May 2008, at just twenty-five years, hung up her racket as she expressed how overwhelmed she felt by the pressures and responsibilities of high performance. But then just eighteen months later she returned to the court as if no time had passed, at least, and made no dent in her talent.
“I thought I was just giving her too many points. She was playing well, but I knew I could play better so I literally told myself, ‘I need to man up.’ ” Serena Williams said of Henin.
At the end of the match the final score was 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 giving Serena the champion Title. Congratulation to Serena Williams!!!
Take a look at some photos and video below.
Serena Williams Australian Open Triumph Video.
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