Serena Williams Wins Fifth U.S. Open Title

NPR | Sept. 8, 2013 6:44 p.m.

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Steve Mullis

Serena Williams reacts after a point against Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, during the women's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament on Sunday in New York.

Serena Williams reacts after a point against Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, during the women's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament on Sunday in New York.

Darron Cummings, AP

Serena Williams overcame the wind and more than a dozen unforced errors Sunday to defeat Victoria Azarenka in the U.S. Open women’s singles championship match. The win is Williams’ fifth U.S. Open win and 17th Grand Slam singles title.

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