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Serena races to eighth title of year in Toronto

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World number one Serena Williams made it look easy Sunday, routing Sorana Cirstea 6-2, 6-0 to win the WTA title in Toronto and signal her readiness for a US Open title bid. 

Serena Williams of the United States celebrates a point during the final of the Rogers Cup against Sorana Cirstea of Romania at Rexall Centre at York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on August 11, 2013. Serena steamrolled Cirstea 6-2, 6-0 on Sunday to win the WTA title in Toronto and signal her readiness for a US Open title bid.

Williams needed just 61 minutes to capture her eighth title of 2013 and the 54th of her career, which moved her past Monica Seles into sole possession of ninth on the WTA career list in the Open Era.

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