Australian Open 2024 as it happened: Sabalenka wins her second AO crown

Sabalenka eases past Zheng to retain the Australian Open title (2:04)

Aryna Sabalenka wins her second consecutive Australian Open title after defeating Qinwen Zheng. (2:04)

On Saturday, world No. 2 and defending champion Aryna Sabalenka defeated 12th seed Zheng Qinwen in straight sets for the Australian Open women's title.

Catch up on what happened in Melbourne here in our live blog.