Serena Williams Wins Australian Open With Coughs, Guts and Aces


MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title and continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals by extending her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova. She struggled with a hacking cough, she was sick, and she 

Serena trusted a pattern for victory that's worked so often against the 27-year-old Sharapova, which involved breaking the Russian's serve early to apply pressure. It's been something of a speciality for Williams in recent meetings between the two

Serena Williams came through a rain delay and a coughing fit to show that, at 33, she still reigns supreme in women's tennis. The world No 1 claimed her second Grand Slam in succession and her nineteenth in all by beating Maria Sharapova 6-3 7-6 (5) in

(Updated-1/31/2015) MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title, continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals and extended her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova 

Serena Williams came through a rain delay and a coughing fit to show that, at 33, she still reigns supreme in women's tennis. The world No 1 claimed her second Grand Slam in succession and her nineteenth in all by beating Maria Sharapova 6-3 7-6 (5) in