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TENNIS: Serena wins again

TENNIS: Serena wins again

The 2012 Emirates Airline US Open Series kicked off with a fabulous event in Stanford, California, the Bank of the West Classic, where Serena Williams repeated as tournament champion eight days after winning Wimbledon by defeating fellow American Coco Vandeweghe 7-5, 6-3 in the BOTWC final.

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Coco Vandeweghe (l) and Serena Williams (r)

Serena Williams Repeats As Bank of the West Classic Singles Champion
STANFORD, Calif. (www.BankOfTheWestClassic.com) – Facing a challenge for the first time during her dominant tournament run, Serena Williams raised her game to another level when it mattered most.

Williams notched a 7-5, 6-1 victory over lucky loser Coco Vandeweghe on Sunday afternoon, defending her singles title at the Bank of the West Classic. Ranked No. 4 in the world, Williams became the first repeat Bank of the West Classic champion since Kim Clijsters (2005, 2006).

Sunday’s victory was even more special considering Williams captured her fifth career Wimbledon title and 14th major championship overall just eight days ago.
Collecting the 43rd singles title of her career, Williams joined Victoria Azarenka and Sara Errani as the only players to win four WTA singles titles so far this year.

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