The Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia is one of the events leading up to the year's first Grand Slam in the sport, the Australian Open. At Brisbane, Serena Williams claims the trophy and thereby gains momentum leading up to the Open being held in a week's time.
But Williams' form throughout her four matches in Brisbane shows she is no mood to let her dominance slip. Since she lost in the first round of the French Open last May, she has rattled off 35 wins from the next 36. Her last loss was to world No.5 Angelique Kerber in Cincinnati last August.
The Australian recounts how Williams defeated Pavlyuchenkova in the final to become the champion. Read the entire article for match highlights and more of Serena's career stats.