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Chang W. Lee/The New York Times Despite the women’s U.S. Open finals airing during the football games yesterday, I made it a point to tune in and watch. Serena Williams was two-points away from defeat when, I think, she finally realized the task that was ahead of her. She came back to defeat the top-ranked Victoria Azarenka by winning the last four games 6-2, 2-6, 7-5. This is the fourth U.S. Open Championship for Williams and 15th Grand Slam title overall. The way she was able to rally back showed so much strength, mentally and physically for Williams. “I honestly can’t believe I won. I really was preparing my runner-up speech, because I thought, ‘Man, she’s playing so great,’ ” Williams said during the trophy presentation after the 2-hour, 18-minute match, adding: “I’m really shocked.” I’ve been saying for a very long time that when Williams is healthy, there really is no stopping her. She dominates every aspect of the tennis court and makes a lot of her c...
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