Serena wins fourth US Open title

Associated Press  |  Last updated September 08, 2012

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28: Serena Williams of the United States of America plays a forehand in her semifinal match against Na Li of China during day eleven of the 2010 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Two points from defeat, Serena Williams suddenly regained her composure to come back to win the last four games and beat No. 1-ranked Victoria Azarenka 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 on Sunday for her fourth U.S. Open title and 15th Grand Slam title overall. Williams improved to 26 wins and just one loss since a first-round exit at the French Open in late May, winning Wimbledon and the London Olympics. It was the first three-set women's final in New York since 1995, and Williams came through with a late charge. She is the first woman to win Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in the same season since she did it a decade ago.
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