It is her seventh Australian Open title and her 23rd Grand Slam title, she is American tennis star Serena Williams.
The 35-year-old beat her sister Venus Williams in straight sets, winning 6-4 6-4 to pass Steffi Graf on the all-time major winners list.
Serena is back at her No. 1 spot overtaking Angelique Kerber who crashed out earlier in the competition.
Venus Williams congratulates Serena on her 23 major titles and thanks Australia for their support: “I have been right there with you and some of the time I’ve lost them right there with you – sounds weird, but it’s true.
“I’m enormously proud of you. God willing I would love to come back.”
Record-breaker Serena Williams congratulates her sister Venus after securing an Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam title. “I would like to take this moment to congratulate Venus. She’s an amazing person – she’s my inspiration. She’s made an amazing comeback and I don’t like the word comeback – she’s never left.
“I’m trying to stay up here as long as possible because I missed it last year.
“I love you, thank you.”