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US Open photos

Anita Baker

Anita Baker sings 'America The Beautiful' as the pre-match ceremony takes place ahead of the women's final

Arthur Ashe Stadium

The ceremony continues before Serena Williams and Jelena Jankovic make their way onto court

Billie Jean King

American legend Billie Jean King is on hand to perform the coin toss

Serena Williams

Williams goes into the final as the favourite but makes a nervous start, dropping serve in game three

Venus Williams

Venus Williams is in the stands and happy to see her sister immediately break back

Jelena Jankovic

Jankovic is furious after dropping serve twice in a row to hand control of the first set to Serena

Serena Williams

Williams is pegged back when Jankovic breaks for the second time but the American takes the set in game 10

Jelena Jankovic

Jankovic can still smile despite being put under huge pressure at the start of the second set

Model Naomi Campbell (right) and Russian billionaire boyfriend Vladislav Doronin

Model Naomi Campbell (right) and Russian billionaire boyfriend Vladislav Doronin enjoy the action

Jelena Jankovic

Jankovic serves for the set at 5-4 but cannot convert any of her four set points

Serena Williams

An overjoyed Williams converts her second championship point to land her third US Open title, and first since 2002

Serena Williams and Jelena Jankovic

Williams and Jankovic share a joke after one of the more memorable US Open finals

Serena Williams

Williams celebrates both her ninth Grand Slam title and a return to the top of the rankings

Serena Williams

Williams heads to New York's Times Square to parade the trophy for the world's media



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