Watch highlights of the 2011 Bank of the West Classic – part of the Olympus US Open Series – as Serena Williams returns to America on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour for the first time in two years and takes home the Stanford title over the woman who bounced her from Wimbledon, France’s Marion Bartoli.
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Olympus US Open Standings through (Sunday July 31, 2011)
- Serena Williams beats Marion Bartoli to win Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, her first title in over a year (telegraph.co.uk)
- Serena Williams returns to top 100 after Stanford title (cbssports.com)
ABOUT THE BANK OF THE WEST CLASSIC: The Bank of the West Classic is one of the oldest women-only professional tennis tournaments in the world and is the first stop of the Olympus US Open Series. A WTA Premier event, the Bank of the West Classic features a 28-player singles draw and a 16-team doubles draw with total prize money of $721,000. Held on Stanford University’s campus at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium since 1997, former champions include: Billie Jean King, Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova, Andrea Jaeger, Monica Seles, Martina Hingis, Lindsay Davenport and Venus Williams. The Bank of the West Classic is owned and operated by IMG.