Australian Open: Angelique Kerber stuns Serena Williams to win women's final
Angelique Kerber has caused a stunning upset to beat world number one Serena Williams in the Australian Open women's final on Rod Laver Arena.Kerber, ranked sixth in the world and seeded seventh at Melbourne Park, claimed her first major singles title with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 defeat of Williams, who was chasing a seventh Australian Open crown.The 28-year-old becomes the first German to win a women's major singles final since Steffi Graf claimed the French Open in 1999.An emotional Kerber said it had been a lifelong dream to win a major."My whole life I was working really hard and now I am here and I can say I am a grand slam champion," she said at the post-match presentation ceremony."So it sounds really crazy and unbelievable. Of course I would like to say thank you to my team, to my team who are supporting me like my whole life, my family."
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