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US Open Glance
September 8, 2013, 8:15 pm

NEW YORK (AP) A look at Sunday's play at the $34.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

WEATHER: Mostly sunny and breezy. High of 81.


RESULTS: Women's Singles Final: No. 1 Serena Williams won her 17th major title, defeating No. 2 Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1, in a rematch of last year's final. Azarenka fought back from a 1-4 second set deficit and won the tiebreaker, before Williams closed out the final set easily. Men's Doubles Final: No. 4 Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek defeated No. 2 Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares 6-1, 6-3 to win their second Grand Slam title together. Junior Champions: Boys, Borna Coric of Croatia; Girls, Ana Konjuh of Croatia. Wheelchair: Men, Stephane Houdet of France; Women: Aniek van Koot of the Netherlands; Quad: Lucas Sithole of South Africa.

STAT OF THE DAY: Serena Williams has won 17 of 21 major tournament singles finals.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "We showed our hearts." - Victoria Azarenka

MONDAY ON COURT: Men's final: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 2 Rafael Nadal.

MONDAY ON TV: CBS, 5-8 p.m. EDT (men's singles final).

ON THIS DATE (Sept. 9, 1990): At 19 years, 28 days, Pete Sampras became the youngest U.S. Open singles champion, defeating Andre Agassi 6-4, 6-3, 6-2.

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