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Serena Willimas won Women's Singles Title of French Open 2013

Jun 9, 2013 18:47 IST

Serena Williams on 8 June 2013 won the Women's Singles title of French Open Tennis tournament. In the final, she defeated Maria Sharapova in straight sets by 6-4, 6-4. This is Serena's second French Open title and 16th grand slam. It was the 31-year-old American's 16th Grand Slam title win. It was Sharapova’s 10th straight loss to Williams. It was the first French Open women's final involving the two top seeds since 1995.

At 31 years, 247 days she is the oldest women in the Open Era to win the French Open title. She beat the record of Chris Evert who set the previous mark in 1986.

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