Tennis-List of U.S. Open women's singles winners

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Aug 23 (Reuters) - List of U.S. Open women's singles champions (since tennis turned professional in 1968). 2013 Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) 7-5 6-7(6) 6-1 2012 Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) 6-2 2-6 7-5 2011 Sam Stosur (Australia) beat Serena Williams 6-2 6-2 2010 Kim Clijsters (Belgium) beat Vera Zvonareva (Russia) 6-2 6-1 2009 Clijsters beat Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 7-5 6-3 2008 Serena Williams beat Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) 6-4 7-5 2007 Justine Henin (Belgium) beat Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 6-1 6-3 2006 Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat Henin 6-4 6-4 2005 Clijsters beat Mary Pierce (France) 6-3 6-1 2004 Kuznetsova beat Elena Dementieva (Russia) 6-3 7-5 2003 Henin beat Clijsters 7-5 6-1 2002 Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Venus Williams (U.S.) 6-4 6-3 2001 Venus Williams beat Serena Williams 6-2 6-4 2000 Venus Williams beat Lindsay Davenport (U.S.) 6-4 7-5 1999 Serena Williams beat Martina Hingis (Switzerland) 6-3 7-6 1998 Davenport beat Hingis 6-3 7-5 1997 Hingis beat Venus Williams 6-0 6-4 1996 Steffi Graf (Germany) beat Monica Seles (U.S.) 7-5 6-4 1995 Graf beat Seles 7-6 0-6 6-3 1994 Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (Spain) beat Graf 1-6 7-6 6-4 1993 Graf beat Helena Sukova (Czech Republic) 6-3 6-3 1992 Monica Seles (Yugoslavia) beat Sanchez Vicario 6-3 6-3 1991 Seles beat Martina Navratilova (U.S.) 7-6 6-1 1990 Gabriela Sabatini (Argentina) beat Graf 6-2 7-6 1989 Graf beat Navratilova 3-6 7-5 6-1 1988 Graf beat Sabatini 6-3 3-6 6-1 1987 Navratilova beat Graf 7-6 6-1 1986 Navratilova beat Sukova 6-3 6-2 1985 Hana Mandlikova (Czechoslovakia) beat Navratilova 7-6 1-6 7-6 1984 Navratilova beat Chris Evert-Lloyd (U.S.) 4-6 6-4 6-4 1983 Navratilova beat Evert-Lloyd 6-1 6-3 1982 Evert-Lloyd beat Mandlikova 6-3 6-1 1981 Tracy Austin (U.S.) beat Navratilova 1-6 7-6 7-6 1980 Evert-Lloyd beat Mandlikova 5-7 6-1 6-1 1979 Austin beat Evert-Lloyd 6-4 6-3 1978 Evert beat Pam Shriver (U.S.) 7-5 6-4 1977 Evert beat Wendy Turnbull (Australia) 7-6 6-2 1976 Evert beat Evonne Goolagong (Australia) 6-3 6-0 1975 Evert beat Goolagong 5-7 6-4 6-2 1974 Billie Jean King (U.S.) beat Goolagong 3-6 6-3 7-5 1973 Margaret Smith Court (Australia) beat Goolagong 7-6 5-7 6-2 1972 King beat Kerry Melville (Australia) 6-3 7-5 1971 King beat Rosemary Casals (U.S.) 6-4 7-6 1970 Smith Court beat Casals 6-2 2-6 6-1 1969 Smith Court beat Nancy Richey (U.S.) 6-2 6-2 1968 Virginia Wade (Britain) beat King 6-4 6-4 (Compiled by Steve Keating in Toronto and Larry Fine, editing by Julian Linden and Gene Cherry)

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