Serena wins US Open in heroic fashion!
“I can’t believe I won,’’ Williams said at the trophy presentation. “I was really prepared for my runner-up speech because she was playing so great.’’ – nypost
Flushing, NY: Serena Williams (#4 rank) staged a late rally and came back to beat Belaruses’ Victoria Azarenka (#1 rank) 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 at Arthur Ashe stadium in NYC on Sunday evening! Serena scorched the first set, lost the second, and was two points from losing the match in the third set! Serena rallied back (down 5-4), and won four straight games to beat Azarenka in the end! Serena just came off a red hot summer winning Wimbledon and two Gold medals (Singles, Doubles) at the London Olympics! It was her first Open Championship title since 2008, fourth overall, and 15th Grand Slam title! She became the first woman to win an Open title 13 years after winning her first one! Serena also became the first women’s tennis player ever to cross $40 Million in career earnings ($40,090,142)!