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Serena Williams reacts after beating Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, in the championship match at the 2012 US Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in New York. Two points from defeat, Williams suddenly regained her composure to come back and win the last four games, beating No. 1-ranked Azarenka 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 on Sunday for her fourth U.S. Open title and 15th Grand Slam title overall. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Serena Williams wins fourth U.S. Open

January 1, 1970

No. 4 Serena Williams won the first set and held on in the third to defeat No. 1 Victoria Azarenka 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 on Sunday in the women's singles final of the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows. Williams continues to dominate after her gold-medal run in the 2012 London Olympics.