In the game's second set, Justine Henin saved two break points, winning 13 of the 24 poing to dominate the set. This continued in the third set, getting 18 points, before Serena Williams served and put the set at 1-1.
As the next game began, Serena Williams started her road to the victory, breaking Henin's serve to go to 2-1. Though the next saw Henin break Williams' serve, the latter returned the favour soon, coming into the lead, one which she continued with till the end.
When the Women's final match between the two ended in just two hours, it was Williams who congratulated Henin for a brilliant comback. She says,"It's good to have her back, it's exciting. She can definitely be number one, especially with our ranking system, if she keeps doing well."
Justine Henin, when talking about her journey to the final, said, "It's been a very emotional two weeks for me. I thought it would never happen to me again. I'd like to congratulate Serena. She's a real champion."
Serena Williams has with the win, taken her tally to 12 Grand Slam singles wins so far.
Meanwhile, the men's doubles final will be held later in the day. The match between Bob and Mike Bryan of the United States and Daniel Nestor of Canada and Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia, can go either way, with the Bryans winning the title thrice in four years, but being on the losing end for the last two years.
Sunday will see the men's singles final between Andy Murray and Roger Federer. The Australian Open is Andy Murray's seventeenth Grand Slam. When the two had faced each other in the 2008 US Open final, Murray had lost to Roger Federer 6-2, 7-5, 6-2.
On the other hand, Roger Federer is playing his 22nd Grand Slam final with the Australian Open.