Serena wins Family Circle Cup

Williams capped a week of powerful performances with a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Lucie Safarova to win the Family Circle Cup on Sunday. It was Williams' 40th WTA title and first on clay in four years since capturing this championship in 2008.

Serena Williams signs autographs for fans after her semifinal match against Samantha Stosur, of Australia, at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., Saturday, April 7, 2012. Williams advanced to the finals by winning 6-1, 6-1. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Serena Williams signs autographs for fans after her semifinal match against Samantha Stosur, of Australia, at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., Saturday, April 7, 2012. Williams advanced to the finals by winning 6-1, 6-1. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Serena Williams, at left, consoles Sabine Lisicki, of Germany, after Lisicki had to withdraw from their quarterfinals match due to a sprained ankle at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., Friday, April 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Serena Williams, at left, consoles Sabine Lisicki, of Germany, after Lisicki had to withdraw from their quarterfinals match due to a sprained ankle at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., Friday, April 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Venus Williams reacts to a bad shot against Samantha Stosur, of Australia, during their quarterfinals match at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., Friday, April 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Venus Williams reacts to a bad shot against Samantha Stosur, of Australia, during their quarterfinals match at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., Friday, April 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Serena Williams, at left, watches as Sabine Lisicki, of Germany, shakes the chair umpires hand after withdrawing from their quarterfinals match due to a sprained ankle at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., Friday, April 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Serena Williams, at left, watches as Sabine Lisicki, of Germany, shakes the chair umpires hand after withdrawing from their quarterfinals match due to a sprained ankle at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., Friday, April 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Serena Williams returns a shot against Marina Erakovic, of New Zealand, during their match at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., Thursday, April 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Sabine Lisicki, of Germany, falls to the ground after twisting her left ankle during her quarterfinals match against Serena Williams at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., Friday, April 6, 2012. Lisicki later withdrew from the match. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Sabine Lisicki, of Germany, falls to the ground after twisting her left ankle during her quarterfinals match against Serena Williams at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., Friday, April 6, 2012. Lisicki later withdrew from the match. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Serena Williams returns a shot to Sabine Lisicki, of Germany, during their quarterfinals match at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., Friday, April 6, 2012. Lisicki later withdrew because of a sprained ankle. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Serena Williams returns a shot to Sabine Lisicki, of Germany, during their quarterfinals match at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., Friday, April 6, 2012. Lisicki later withdrew because of a sprained ankle. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)