Serena Williams wins windy Open

Updated: September 8, 2013, 11:08 PM ET
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NEW YORK -- Fussing with her skirt and flubbing her shots, Serena Williams was troubled in the US Open final by the swirling air and the strong play of Victoria Azarenka.

After one miss, Williams declared, "I can't play in this wind." After blowing a big lead and dropping the second set, Williams chucked her racket toward the sideline, and it bounced back onto the court.

In the end, Williams pulled herself together, as she usually does when it matters the most. Facing her ...

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