World Number Serena Williams held off a brave fightback from former champion Justine Henin as she deafened her Australian Open title in Melbourne.
Serena won the 1st set 6-4 and looked on course for a comfortable victory, but her Belgian opponent battled hard to win the 2nd set 6-3 to force the match into a 3rd and final set.
Serena managed to get on top early in the final set with a break in the 3rd game and she held on to take the set 6-2 and seal a 6-4 3-6 6-2 victory.
It is Serena's 5th Australian Open title and her 12th Grand Slam triumph which puts her level with Billie Jean King.
Serena also won Wimbledon last year beating her sister Venus in the final 6-2 7-6.
Venus and Serena also teamed up to win the doubles title.
Venus has never won the Australian Open singles title but she did reach the finals in Melbourne a ffew years ago.