Serena Williams adds another trophy to her collection


Serena Williams celebrates her engage in opposition to Jessica Pegula with her daughter [Michael Bradley/AFP]
Serena Williams celebrates her engage in opposition to Jessica Pegula with her daughter [Michael Bradley/AFP]

US tennis huge title Serena Williams has won the 73rd title of her occupation as she defeated Jessica Pegula 6-3, 6-4 at the Auckland Traditional in Unusual Zealand. 

Sunday’s engage intended that the 23-time big slam champion has ended her three-year preserve up for one other trophy. Her closing title changed into at the 2017 Australian Open, at some level of which she changed into pregnant with her daughter. 

“It feels appropriate, it has been a truly very lengthy time,” mentioned Williams, who returned to motion in 2018. “I performed an remarkable opponent in Jessica and in actual fact it changed into a sizable match,” added the 38-year-conventional.

“I in truth were taking part in for see you later and been thru so famous and I’m happy to be doing one thing I in truth like,” added the outdated world number 1.

“I feel fortunate and blessed to be out right here and to be healthy and to play.”

The engage in Auckland is the 73rd title of her occupation.

Williams has equipped to donate her prize cash and a costume she wore within the event to the Australian bushfire appeals.

She can return on January 20 at the Australian Open, the keep she is going to direct to equal Margaret Courtroom’s file of 24 most predominant titles

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