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ruled the court over the weekend. Serena Williams
The 31-year-old tennis star won her fifth U.S. Open after defeating
Victoria Azarenka in three sets on Sunday.
In doing so, Williams also clinched her 17th Grand Slam title.
Not surprising, several famous faces sent out congratulatory tweets.
: Wow wow wow. What an Katie Couric awesome match! Congrats Serena but props to Victoria too! #UsOpen
: Special Spike Lee Serious Shout Out To Sistah Serena Williams As She's Wins US Open. And Dat's Da "17th Grand Slam" Truth,Ruth. YA-DIG? SHO-NUFF."
NEWS: Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams top Forbes' list of highest-paid female athletes Missy Elliott: @serenawilliams Congratulations to @serenawilliams who did her thaaang today!!! Well everytime u play u do:) We are Proud of u!!!" : I Rainn Wilson love love love @SerenaWilliams. 17th Grand Slam! : Let's just Lena Dunham change the name of "sports" to WILLIAMSES : What a day. Congrats @serenawilliams! Rachael Ray Amazing athlete. Both finalists deserved to be there. Gracious speeches. Inspiring. Josh Charles: Congrats to @serenawilliams on winning the US Open!!! Another title in a remarkable career!
: What an Robin Roberts exciting match!! Congrats to @serenawilliams, her 5th US Open title and 17th grand slam championship. Can finally walk my dog. :-)
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