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By SI.com Staff
January 31, 2015

No. 1 Serena Williams defeated No. 2 Maria Sharapova 6-3, 7-6 (5) in the 2015 Australian Open final on Saturday, putting herself just three major titles behind Steffi Graf's Open Era record of 22. She now sits in second place in Open Era titles, having tied Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova with 18 titles last fall at the U.S. Open. The congratulations poured in on Twitter for the 33-year-old following her win in Melbourne. 

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