Rome Gallery: Another Serena Celebration
Serena Williams had lots of reasons to rejoice after beating Sara Errani for her 60th WTA title at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia.
Published May 18, 2014 12:10
Sara Errani took on Serena Williams for the Internazionali BNL d'Italia title on Sunday.
Williams was in pursuit of her third title in Rome and her third title this season.
Competing in her 16th WTA final, Errani was hampered by a left hip injury, but still gave it her all.
It was a bit of a slow start for Williams but she turned it on in the second set.
Williams blasted 31 winners on the day and lost only five points in the second set of her 6-3, 6-0 triumph.
Williams improved to 23-3 this season and 8-1 on clay.
Williams happily signed autographs after improving to 7-0 against Errani.
Williams sprayed champagne while celebrating her 11th WTA clay court title, the most among active players.
With her 60th WTA title, Williams became one of seven players in the Open Era with at least that many.
Williams is 53-2 on clay since the start of the 2012 clay court season.