Recap all the best buzz and action from the French Open women's final, where Serena Williams beat Maria Sharapova for the title.
Old rivals Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova met in the women's final at the French Open on Saturday, with the American relatively rolling to her 16th career Grand Slam title.
French Open women's final
1 Serena Williams
2 Maria Sharapova
The way Serena was playing, she had looked unstoppable all tournament. Sharapova put up quite a fight, but it was not enough as Serena won for the 14th time in 16 matches between the two. Recap all the action from the match right here.
11:23 a.m. ET -- Serena gives her champion's speech in French to the delight of the crowd. Take that, Maria.
9:53 a.m. ET -- Hold-hold and it's 4-3. Serena has been on court for 36 minutes. She finished her semifinal match in 46. Fatigue will be setting in any minute now, I'm sure.
9:42 a.m. ET -- Annnnd just like that, Serena takes command, jumping out to 0-40 lead on Sharapova's serve and finishing off the break a few points later. Back and forth we go.
9:34 a.m. ET -- Serena strikes back with a break to get us back on serve in a grunt-filled third game of the first set. Sharapova lost four straight points after starting 40-15.
9:26 a.m. ET -- Heck of an opening game. Sharapova comes back from 0-40 down to hold serve. She then breaks Serena easily. What looked like the beginnings of another Serena rout now seem a little more interesting.
9:04 a.m. ET -- Sharapova walks on court first, followed by Serena and some daunting stats. Serena has won 30 straight matches, is 73-3 in her last 12 months and has been on court less than seven hours total in six matches in this tournament. Oh boy.