World number one Serena Williams swept Belarusian Victoria Azarenka aside 6-1, 6-3 to win her second Rome Open title on Sunday a week before a fresh tilt at the French Open.
Serena Williams of the USA returns the ball to Belarusia's Victoria Azarenka during the final of the WTA Rome Masters on May 19, 2013. The world number one beat Azarenka 6-1, 6-3 to win the title.
Williams broke Azarenka's serve three times in a one-sided first set and despite a tighter second set the American prevailed to stretch her career-best winning streak to 24 matches.
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