Serena Williams wins her first Western & Southern Open singles championship (Photo: FOX19/Dan Wood)
MASON, OH (FOX19) -
Top seed Serena Williams won her first Western &
Southern Open singles championship with a dominant performance over Ana
Ivanovic Sunday on Center Court.
Williams, who had never won in Mason, beat Ivanovic 6-4,
"It's amazing to finally be able to win (the Western &
Southern Open)," Williams said during the trophy ceremony. "I had such a great
time this whole week, so thanks to all the fans."
It's the sixth time Williams has played in Mason and took
only 62 minutes to beat Ivanovic.
"It's been a great week out here," said on the court after
the match. "Today I want to congratulate Serena. Maybe, after you (Serena)
retire you can give me a few tips. It was a great match and you (the fans) gave
us a great atmosphere."