Serena Williams Conquers The U.S. Open

Serena WilliamsIt looked easy breezy for Serena Williams in the first six matches. She only had two breaks before winning her U.S. Open match against Victoria Azarenka: 7-6, 6-7 (6-8), 6-1.

“Victoria, you played unbelievable,” Williams told Azarenka after. 

What a great match. … It was an honor to play you.” She added, “Vika’s such a great opponent. She’s such a fighter. … It was never over until match point.”

Williams won the largest prize money check in women’s sports, $3.6 million, $2.6 million for the Open title plus a $1 million bonus as the winner of the US Open Series.

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