(Flushing, NY)  --  Serena Williams is the winner of the 2013 U.S. Open.  The top-seeded American dismissed second-seeded Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-7, 6-1 in the women's final on Sunday night.  This was the fourth meeting between the two this year and the second win for Williams.  All four matches were in event finals.  Serena also defeated Azarenka in the 2012 final of this event.  This is her fifth U.S. Open title.