Monday, 9 September 2013

Serena Williams Wins 5th US Open Title

World number one Serena Williams won her fifth US Open title in a thrilling final against Victoria Azarenka at Flushing Meadows.

Williams has now won 17 Grand Slam singles titles, moving her to within one of Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert, and seven short of Margaret Court's record total of 24.

"Vika's such a great opponent, such a great fighter and that's why she's been able to win multiple Grand Slams," Williams said of Azarenka after their contest.
"That's why it was never over until match point.''

Here's the list of the All-time Grand Slam singles wins

Margaret Court (Aus) 24

Steffi Graf (Ger) 22

Helen Wills Moody (USA) 19

Chris Evert (USA) & Martina Navratilova (USA) 18

Serena Williams (USA) 17

Billie Jean King (USA) 12

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