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Serena Williams Wins French Open

Jacqueline Jackson |
June 8, 2013 | 9:45 a.m. PDT

Executive Producer

Serena Williams | Wikimedia Commons
Serena Williams | Wikimedia Commons

Serena Willams won her first French Open since 2002 on Saturday morning. The record breaking tennis player whose had 16 Grand Slams beat Maria Sharapova on a 6-4 victory.

Williams has won a career high of 31 consecutive matches and Saturday's 
win helped to rebound her from a loss to Virginie Garros a year ago. 

During her acceptance speech, Willams expressed her excitement saying, “I think it’s unbelievable. Now I have 16 Grand Slam titles. It’s difficult for me to speak because I’m so excited.”

WATCH: Footage of the event below.

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