Serena Williams Wins 18th Grand Slam Singles Title

Tennis legend Serena Williams wins U.S. Open, her 18th singles title. (Google Images)

Tennis legend Serena Williams wins U.S. Open, her 18th singles title. (Google Images)

Legendary tennis player Serena Williams can add another win to her singles column. On Sunday, the world’s number one player defeated Caroline Wozniacki in the final of the U.S. Open, beating the Dane 6-3 6-3. CNN reports that “the victory secured Williams’ 18th career grand slam singles title,”  tying Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert’s record. Steffi Graf holds the all time record with 22 career grand slam single titles in the open era.

Williams was joined and congratulated after the match by Navratilova and Evert, who presented Williams with an 18 carat gold Tiffany tennis bracelet to commemorate the win.

Williams, who had not made the quarter finals at any grand slam this season, overcame injuries to decidedly defeat Wozniacki.

Read more at CNN.

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