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Serena Williams of the U.S. raises her trophy after defeating Azarenka of Belarus in their women's singles final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York

Serena Williams of the U.S. raises her trophy after defeating Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in their women's singles final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York September 8, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Serena Williams wins US Open

September 9, 2013

Serena Williams raised her Grand Slam singles title count to 17, collecting a $3.6 million prize, including a $1 million bonus for producing the best results during the North American summer hard-court circuit leading up to the U.S. Open.