By S.L. Price
September 09, 2013
Serena Williams on Sunday won her fifth U.S. Open title. She now has 17 Grand Slam titles.
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"The greatest tennis player we've ever seen," Chris Evert announced after watching Williams double-bagel Carla Suarez Navarro in the quarterfinals. "She doesn't have the best record, but nobody's had a game like her."

Victoria Azarenka rallied from a two-break deficit in the second set to a force a third but couldn't overcome Serena Williams.
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Yes, now Serena realizes. She keeps insisting that her life today -- the wins, the warmer crowds, this stage of her career -- is all a bonus, but she's also greedy. She won't be leaving anytime soon.

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