American Tennis superstar, Serena Williams, has been paid $4 million for winning the US Open!
This makes it her 6th time in history winning the tournament. Her victory also means this is her 18th Grand Slam singles title. The final match of the tournament took place in Flushing Meadows, New York on Sunday, September 7th.
Williams, who is ranked as the number one tennis player in the world, defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-3 6-3 in straight sets.
Speaking on her win, she said “I couldn’t have finished things in a better way. It is a pleasure for me to win here, I am really emotional. I couldn’t ask to do it at a better place.”
Wozniacki, who is a close friend of Williams also congratulated Serena saying, “she really deserved it