31 Jan 2010

Williams beats Henin to claim fifth Australian Open final

1:02 pm on 31 January 2010

Serena Williams is once again the Australian Open tennis champion, after she successfully defended her title with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 win over Justine Henin in the final in Melbourne.

It's her fifth Australian Open title and 12th grand slam in total, equalling Bille Jean King in sixth place on the all time list.

Williams says she's delighted to equal one of her idols greatest achievements.