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Serena wins women's singles title

Serena Williams won her ninth grand slam title by beating Serb Jelena Jankovic 6-4 7-5 in a high-quality US Open women's final. Special Coverage

sports Updated: Sep 09, 2008 11:46 IST

Fourth-seeded American Serena Williams won her ninth grand slam title by beating tenacious Serb Jelena Jankovic 6-4 7-5 in a high-quality US Open women's final on Sunday.

The 26-year-old broke Jankovic three times to take the opening set before coming from 3-5 and 0-40 down in the second to seal victory in two hours four minutes on the Arthur Ashe Stadium court.

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