• Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova get set for their match
  • Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (L) speaks with Paris' deputy mayor Anne Hidalgo
  • Former Romanian player Ilie Nastase salutes the audience
  • Sharapova throws everything into her forehand ...
  • ... but is left disappointed as she is broken early on
  • While Williams stays calm and composed on the other side of the net
  • Before the American gives it the big 'c'mon' as she seals the first set
  • The Russian second seed has a think about what to do next
  • Williams has having no problems with her groundstrokes
  • Williams' sisters (From L) Venus, half sister Isha Price and their mother Oracene Price watch on
  • Court Philippe Chatrier is looking resplendent in the Parisian sun
  • And it's soon over as Williams wins in straight sets
  • After a high-level final, the players congratulate each other at the end
  • The top seed holds her hands over her face in amazement ...
  • ... before receiving her trophy from former champion Aranxta Sanchez Vicario
  • At 31 years, 247 days she is the oldest women in the Open Era to win the French Open title
  • And she makes it Grand Slam title No. 16 by wining a second Paris title 11 years after her first
  • Both players show off their silverware as the anthems are played on Court Philippe Chatrier ...
  • ... before the American shows off the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen

French Open - Women's Final

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova get set for their match