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US Open: Angelique Kerber beats Karolina Pliskova to win title

Angelique Kerber, of Germany, celebrates after defeating Karolina Pliskova, of the Czech Republic,during the women's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in New York.

Germany’s second seeded Angelique Kerber beat Czech Karolina Pliskova 6-3 4-6 6-4 to win the U.S. Open final on Saturday, and collect her second grand slam title of the year.

Kerber, who will officially take over from Serena Williams as the world’s top ranked player on Monday, celebrated her coronation battling past the 10th seeded Czech in two hours and seven minutes on a steamy Arthur Ashe Stadium court.



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