Posted August 12, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Serena Williams arrived at the Western & Southern Open with an Olympic gold medal and a chance to win another tournament she had never won before. Really, Serena, you haven't won here before. During a pre-tournament news conference Monday, Williams was confused about whether she had taken a title in Cincinnati. ''I did win this tournament, didn't I?'' she said. ''Maybe I didn't. I can't keep up. I don't think I did. OK. Whoops.'' She has played the Cincinnati tournament three times, her best showing a semifinal loss in 2006. Williams followed-up her Wimbledon championship in July by overwhelming Maria Sharapova 6-0, 6-1 to win the Olympics singles title. The 31-year-old, ranked No. 4 in the world and seeded second at the $5.7 million event, spent a week training in Paris before arriving in Cincinnati. She still was basking in the glow of winning both the singles and, with older sister Venus, the Olympic doubles championsh...
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