Serena Williams wins 20th Grand Slam title

Serena Williams won a dramatic French Open final against Czech 13th seed Lucie Safarova to claim her 20th Grand Slam title.

The American, ranked number one, needed two hours and one minute to win 6-3 6-7 (2-7) 6-2 at Roland Garros.

Safarova, playing her first Grand Slam final, led by a break in the decider but Williams won the last six games.

The 33-year-old becomes the third player – male or female – to win 20 major singles titles.

Lucie Safarova

Safarova produced a thrilling comeback but faltered midway through the deciding set