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Serena Williams Surprises Critics with Australian Win

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Serena Williams Surprises Critics with Australian Win

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Serena Williams Surprises Critics with Australian Win

Serena Williams Surprises Critics with Australian Win

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Serena Williams rolled over Maria Sharapova to win the Australian Open on Saturday. It was her eighth Grand Slam title, and a decisive answer to the critics who've questioned her fitness.

Sports commentator Tandelaya Wilder speaks with Jacki Lyden about Williams' comeback.