• Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka pose for pictures ahead of the final.
  • This is Azarenka's first Grand Slam final and she is a little nervy early on.
  • Three-time Grand Slam winner Sharapova won here in 2008 and is eager to add another title to her career haul.
  • But it doesn't take Azarenka long to settle down and start dominating her Russian opponent.
  • The Belarus star takes the opening set 6-3 and looks in sublime form.
  • The writing is on the wall for Sharapova as she continues to lose her serve in the second set.
  • A pumped up Azarenka moves to the brink of victory as she leads 5-0.
  • The new world number one sinks to her knees after claiming her first Grand Slam title.
  • The 22-year-old's victory is achieved in just one hour and 22 minutes.
  • Azarenka gets her hands on the trophy.

Women's Final 2012

Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka pose for pictures ahead of the final.