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Serena Williams wins US Open and 18th Grand Slam title

Serena Williams celebrate's her win at the US Open in America.Getty Images

Tennis superstar, Serena Williams beat Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets to win her sixth US Open and 18th Grand Slam title.

The American, ranked number one in the world, won 6-3 6-3 at Flushing Meadows in New York.

After a poor start from both players, Serena came back to take the first set and was on top form in the second.

The victory moves her to joint-fourth in the all-time list of major winners.

Williams, 32, has now won three successive titles at the US Open, the scene of her first Grand Slam triumph 15 years ago.

After the match Williams 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."

Serena Williams's 18 Grand Slam titles

Australian Open (5): 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2010

French Open (2): 2002 and 2013

Wimbledon (5): 2002, 2003, 2009, 2010 and 2012

US Open (6): 1999, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013 and 2014