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  Saturday, 8 June, 2002, 15:11 GMT 16:11 UK
Serena wins Williams battle
Serena Williams (US) bt Venus Williams (US) 7-5 6-3

Serena William hits a full-blooded backhand
Serena Williams goes on the offensive early, breaking Venus' serve in the opening game

Serena Williams took the first set 7-5
After trailing 5-3, Serena wins eight straight games to win the first set and take charge of the second

Venus Williams grimaces as she struggles in the French Open final
Venus gamely recovers from her nightmare start to the second set and puts Serena under pressure

Serena celebrates victory against Venus
But Serena holds her nerve to claim her first French title and her second singles Grand Slam

Venus Williams tries to take a photo of sister Serena lifting the French Open
Gracefully accepting defeat, Venus decides to get her own memento of Serena's triumph

Serena and Venus Williams with their trophies
With both sisters at the top of the rankings, this may not be the last all-Williams Grand Slam final

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