Never Give Up: Serena Barely Avoids Defeat In Stunning U.S. Open Win

Written by MCJStaff   // September 9, 2012   // Comments Off

NEW YORK (AP) — Finally tested, even trailing, at the U.S. Open, Serena Williams turned things around just in time.

Two points from defeat, Williams suddenly regained her composure and her strokes, coming back to win the last four games and beat No. 1-ranked Victoria Azarenka 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 on Sunday night for her fourth championship at Flushing Meadows and 15th Grand Slam title overall.

“I honestly can’t believe I won. I really was preparing my runner-up speech, because I thought, `Man, she’s playing so great,” Williams said during the trophy presentation, adding: “I’m really shocked.”

Might be the only one.


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