Melbourne (AFP) - American top seed Serena Williams won her sixth Australian Open and 19th career Grand Slam title on Saturday with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) victory over Russia's Maria Sharapova.
Hong Kong (AFP) - 10:36 GMT - Serena celebrates - Williams seals the tie-break 7-5 with an ace. A handshake at the net is followed by leaps of joy. Phenomenal performance. But what a great final despite the straight-sets win.