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Thanks to one more easy victory, Serena Williams is a match from her fourth U.S. Open title and 15th Grand Slam trophy overall. Williams wasted little time or energy while overwhelming 10th-seeded Sara Errani of Italy 6-1, 6-2 on Friday night to reach the final at Flushing Meadows. Not only has Williams won every set she's played over the last two weeks, she's dropped a total of only 19 games across six matches. It's part of a stretch of dominance that has carried her to a 25-1 record since a first-round exit at the French Open in late May. That span includes titles at Wimbledon and the London Olympics. In Saturday night's final, Williams will face top-ranked Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, who beat Maria Sharapova earlier Friday.
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