Australia Open Women's Single Final: Serena defeats Venus by 6-4, 6-4, wins 23rd Grand Slam

Catch live scores and updates from women’s final between Serena Williams and Venus Williams.

It was one of the most viewed games of tennis and it ended as expected. In the women’s single of the Australian Open 2017, Serena Williams has won her 23rd Grandslam title after defeating her sister Venus Williams by 6-4, 6-4 in two straight sets.

In the finals of the Australia open! Serena Williams took on her older sibling Venus Williams in the final of Australian Open in Melbourne on January 28. At a combined age of 71 – they are the oldest pairing in a Grand Slam women’s final in the Open Era.

Background:

Serena has six wins while Venus is chasing her first. On the whole, Serena is looking to edge Steffi Graf for her 23rd Grand Slam and Venus is eyeing her first Grand Slam title since Wimbledon in 2008. Catch live scores and updates from women’s final between Serena Williams and Venus Williams.

Serena has six wins while Venus is chasing her first. On the whole, Serena is looking to edge Steffi Graf for her 23rd Grand Slam and Venus is eyeing her first Grand Slam title since Wimbledon in 2008. Catch live scores and updates from women’s final between Serena Williams and Venus Williams.

This is how both the sisters made their ways to the finals:

Here are the live updates:

Second Set: Serena wins 23rd Grand slam, defeats Venus by 6-4, 6-4

  • Game 10: Serena serves and wins by 6-4
  • Game 9: Venus serves and win. Serena 5, Venus 4
  • Game 8: Serena serves and win. Serena 5, Venus 3
  • Game 7: Venus serves and lost it. Serena wins. Serena 4, Venus 3
  • Game 6: Serena can’t be behind. Again levels the score. It’s 3-3 now
  • Game 5: Venus takes it. Venus 3, Serena 2
  • Game 4: Serena levels it by winning this game. Serena 2, Venus 2

  • Game 3: Venus serves and wins again. A good fightback by the younger Williams. Venus 2, Serena 1
  • Game 2: Serena won’t loose it so easily. Serena wins it. Score levels, Serena 1, Venus 1
  • Game 1: After losing the first set to her sister Serena, Venus wins the 1st game of the 2nd set. Venus 1, Serena 0

First Set: Serena Wins by 6-4

  • Game 10: Serena charges back nd wins again. Serna 6, Venus 4
  • Game 9: No losing anymore. Venus strikes back and gets this one. Venus 4, Serena 5
  • Game 8: Keeping the lead intact, Serena clinches this one too. Serena 5, Venus 3
  • Game 7: Serena leads again by 4-3.
  • Game 6: Set score levels. Serena comes in and wins game 6. Serena 3, Venus 3
  • Game 5: Venus takes it and leads the set by 3-2
  • Game 4: Venus returns with a win. Score levels. Serena 2, Venus 2.
  • Game 3: Serena hits it back and takes it. Serena 2, Venus 1.

  • Game 2: Venus strikes back and win, makes it 1-1
  • Game 1: Serena wins by 40-15

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