Serena Williams at long last equalled Steffi Graf’s record of 22 grand slam singles titles, beating Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3 in a final.
The main set was close, and it seemed as though it was made a beeline for a tiebreak before Kerber twofold blamed on a present with Williams up 6-5. Kerber, at last, dropped the set on the slip-up, giving Williams a colossal preferred standpoint with the main set took care of, 7-5.
Kerber had played about immaculate tennis preceding that point, and when she committed one error, Williams was there to underwrite.
This became Williams, 34, seventh singles trophy on the All England club and 2nd in succession. Her triumph at Wimbledon a year back raised her Grand Slam to take a look at to 21, but at the same time as she verged on adding to that aggregate in view that, she couldn’t exactly do it.
Williams has insisted that “22 has never been my goal,” however notwithstanding achieving 3 Grand Slam finals in a row this year, she desired extra from her season.
She had not won a noteworthy title since a year ago’s Wimbledon, losing in the elimination rounds at the 2015 United States Open and the finals at the Australian and French Opens this year.
Margaret Court holds the general record for Grand Slam titles, with 24 from 1960 to 1973.
There has been an incredible misfortune to Roberta Vinci within the U.S. Open elimination rounds in September, closure Williams’ provided for a timetable year Grand Slam. At that point got here misfortunes in finals to Kerber at the Australian Open in January, and to Garbine Muguruza on the French Open a month ago.