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Serena Williams wins Swedish Open

22 July 2013, 18:19

Stockholm - Serena Williams of the United States defeated home player Johanna Larsson in the final of the Swedish Open and won her 53rd WTA title on Sunday.

The world No. 1 Williams won the final 6-4 and 6-1, showing no mercy against her 76th-ranked opponent.

"It feels good to have the victory after the disappointment in Wimbledon," said Williams, the 31-year-old American who lost the fourth round match in Wimbledon.

"It was tough at the beginning. She moved well. I had only to fight," Williams said of her opponent, 24-year-old Larsson who was still fighting for her first WTA title after two failed attempts.

- Xinhua

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