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United States' Serena Williams follows through on a backhand return to her sister Venus during
the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia,
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

United States' Serena Williams follows through on a backhand return to her sister Venus during
the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia,
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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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.