Serena Williams Defeats Maria Sharapova To Win 2013 French Open And Grand Slam

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Serena Williams has won the French Open!  Check out how the 31-year-old snatched the crown today inside…

 Serena Williams won her 16th and her first since 2002 when she beat familiar foil Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday.

The victory completed the No. 1-ranked Williams’ rebound from a shocking loss to 111th-ranked in the first round at a year ago. Since that defeat she’s 74-3, including titles at , the U.S. Open, the London Olympics and the season-ending .

Williams whacked 10 aces, including three in the final game, to extend her career-best winning streak to 31 matches. She improved to 14-2 against Sharapova, with victories in their past 13 meetings and four of the wins this year.

At 31, Williams became the oldest woman to win a major title since at at age 33. Her 11-year gap between Roland Garros titles is the longest for any woman.

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