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United States' Serena Williams, left, holds her trophy after defeating her sister, Venus, right, in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. (AP
Photo/Aaron Favila)

United States' Serena Williams, left, holds her trophy after defeating her sister, Venus, right, in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. (AP
Photo/Aaron Favila)

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Serena Williams Wins Record 23rd Major With Win Over Venus

Serena Williams has won her record 23rd Grand Slam singles title with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over her older sister Venus in Saturday's Australian Open final. With her record seventh Australian title, the 35-year-old Williams moved ahead of Steffi Graf for the most major titles in the Open era. Margaret Court won 24 majors, but collected 13 of those before the Open era.