Serena Williams wins US Open tennis championship

Serena Williams capture her fifth US Open tennis championships by outlasting second ranked Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-7 (6/8), 6-1 to claim her 17th career Grand Slam crown and retained the US Open women’s title.

Williams surrounded in a series of joyous jumping jack leaps after Azarenka’s backhand sailed long on the second match point of a thrilling, two hour 45 minute final that earned her a fifth US Open tennis championship.

Serena Williams – age 32 became the oldest US Open women’s winner since tennis turned professional 45 years ago, eclipsing Australian Margaret Court, who was 31 years and 55 days when she won the title in 1973.

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