Serena Williams overjoyed with "wonderful" US Open triumph

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Serena Williams admits it was a "wonderful feeling" to claim an 18th Grand Slam title by beating Caroline Wozniacki in the US Open final.

Serena Williams reserved praise for Caroline Wozniacki after claiming a "wonderful" victory in the US Open final on Sunday night.

It was typically dominant display from the American as she recorded a 6-3 6-3 win over her Danish rival, but she was quick to pay tribute to Wozniacki, whose search for a maiden Grand Slam success goes on.

"It was a really wonderful feeling," Williams admitted shortly after the victory was secured. "It was a wonderful finish.

"I would like to say congrats to Caroline, she is such a great person and I really am so happy for her. I know you will be winning very soon."

Williams has now won six US Open titles and tasted success in 18 Grand Slams.

Venus & Serena Williams pose with their trophy after the finals at the US Open September 7, 2002
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