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Top seed Serena Williams beat Victoria Azarenka in Sunday's final of the U.S. Open for the second straight year, continuing her climb up the ranks of all-time Grand Slam champions. Williams added championship No. 5 at the National Tennis Center in New York with a 7-5, 6-7 (6-8), 6-1 win over the second seed from Belarus. The 31-year-old American came back from a third-set deficit a year ago against Azarenka to win the title at the season's final major tournament.