It's all over at the Rod Laver Arena as Serena finishes off in style to take the second set 6-4, winning her 23rd Grand Slam title.
Jan 28, 2017 3:29 pm (IST)
What a rally between the two superstars. Venus' shot just lands on the line and Serena had to adjust her shot and makes an unforced error. Venus leads 30-15 off Serena's serve. However Serena wins a fierce backhand point to make it 30-30.
Jan 28, 2017 3:24 pm (IST)
Venus holds her serve to make it 5-4 in the second set. The elder sister is simply delaying the inevitable as Serena will now serve for the historic title in Melbourne.
Jan 28, 2017 3:21 pm (IST)
Serena holds her serve to make it 5-3 in the second set. Serena is just one game away from clinching the historic title.
Serve Broken: Serena take hold of the final by the scruff of its neck as she breaks Venus' serve to take a 4-3 lead into the set. The younger sister closing in on history.
Jan 28, 2017 3:17 pm (IST)
In the next point, Serena's backhand pickup fails to cross the net and the chair umpire screams deuce. Venus is giving it her all in the second set.
Jan 28, 2017 3:16 pm (IST)
Another ace from Venus Williams to equal the game at 30-30. The next point was even better. A brilliant rally between the two sisters and in the end the point was decided by an unforced error by Venus. Serena leads 40-30 off the serve of Venus.
Jan 28, 2017 3:13 pm (IST)
So we have the dream finals from yesteryear- Serena vs Venus and Roger vs Rafa. How amazing is that? #AusOpen
This unforced error will hurt Venus. The elder sister had Serena on the ropes and she had the golder opportunity to make it 40-40, but her forehand drive again hits the net and Serena makes it 2-2 in the second set.
Jan 28, 2017 3:05 pm (IST)
Serena leads 40-30 off her serve now as Venus' cross court return hits the net.