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Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka for fifth U.S. Open title
Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka for fifth U.S. Open title

NEW YORK -- Top-seeded Serena Williams won her 17th Grand Slam title and her fifth U.S. Open on Sunday with a 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1 victory over second-seeded Victoria Azarenka on Arthur Ashe Stadium court. When Azarenka's final service return went long, Williams pumped her fists and yelled, "Come on." Williams had also won the French Open this year and seemed well on her way to her second straight U.S. Open title when she led 7-5, 4-1 Sunday. But the 31-year-old Williams was broken twice when serving for the match and then lost the tiebreaker to the 24-year-old Azarenka, who  won the Australian Open this year. A swirling wind was a factor in the match and seemed to...

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