Congrats are in order for Serena Williams after taking home the French Open women’s title 6-4, 6-4 over Maria Sharapova again since 2002. This is sweet number 16 for Williams in Grand Slam Titles and number 2 in French Open titles.
Serena Williams becomes the 17th World No1 women’s player to ever win the French Open. Williams is the third woman to win in the last 20 years after Steffi Graf in 1996 and Justine Henin in 2007.
After holding for 2-2, Williams, bidding to become the oldest woman to win the title since tennis turned professional in 1968.