US Open Finals Gallery
Emotion, excitement, more emotion... the US Open final had it all. See all the best pics!
Published September 11, 2010 12:00
Arthur Ashe Stadium was livened up with fireworks and music before the women's singles final in prime time.
Chaka Khan, one of America's most recognizable and revered voices, performed at the Open on Saturday night.
American tennis legends Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova posed with the two finalists before the final.
Kim Clijsters clobbered a forehand during the final, chasing her 21st straight match win at the US Open.
Vera Zvonareva seemed dejected as the match got away from her, losing seven straight games from 2-all first set.
Vera Zvonareva congratulated Kim Clijsters at the net after suffering a 59-minute, 62 61 loss to the Belgian.
Actress Charlize Theron was among those in the stands watching Kim Clijsters win her third US Open crown.
Kim Clijsters ran out to her box and embraced husband Bryan after firing a forehand winner on match point.
Vera Zvonareva took a moment to herself as she got ready for the post-match trophy presentation on Saturday.
Vera Zvonareva and Kim Clijsters with their trophies. It was Zvonareva's second major final, after Wimbledon.
Kim Clijsters with her trophy. The Belgian collected her third Grand Slam title - all of them at the US Open.
Kim Clijsters with her trophy as photographers snapped pics. Clijsters is now 5-0 in finals since coming back.
Kim Clijsters teared up during an emotional winner's speech as she thanked those in her camp and her fans.
Kim Clijsters motioned for daughter Jada to come closer as she posed with her trophy for photographers.
Three-time US Open champion Kim Clijsters met the press after her 62 61 drubbing of Vera Zvonareva Saturday.