Serena Williams wins fourth U.S. Open crown

September 11, 2012

What's a U.S. Open without a little Serena Williams drama? This time it was contained to the court.

Two points from defeat after pulverizing the field for two weeks, Williams capped a dominating summer and earned player-of-the-year bragging rights by beating No. 1 Victoria Azarenka on Sunday in the U.S. Open final 6-2, 2-6, 7-5.