Serena snaps to it, holds off Azarenka

Updated: October 15, 2014, 1:22 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | espnW

NEW YORK -- The best of them don't always do it on their best days. They are champions because they win when their games aren't always there, when the wind is annoying and their skirts are flying and, worse, when it plays havoc with their stroke and their serve and their nerves.

The finest among them prevail when they look across the net and see someone as tough as they are, someone capable of wearing them down and making them look bad but ultimately bring out their best.

Serena ...

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