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Serena Williams wins WTA Championships title

Johannesburg, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 28 October 2013, 02:03 PM

Continuing her position of being World No.1 Serena Williams successfully secured her WTA Championships title by beating Li Na by a difference of 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 in Istanbul.

The 32-year-old tennis player from the US had admitted of feeling physically exhausted before, during and after semi-final with Jelena Jankovic on Saturday and at the score of 3-3 in the second set on Sunday, she looked in danger of a surprise defeat.

Williams excitedly confessed that she had to keep going, hang in there and it was amazing to be able to win the championship.

Serena finished the year by bagging the prize money of 12,385,572 dollars, breaking the all-time women's record set last year by Victoria Azarenka, who won 7,923,920 dollars, according to the reports.

First Published: Monday, October 28, 2013 02:01 PM
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