Angelique Kerber wipes away tears of joy after beating Karolina Pliskova to win US Open women’s final – in pictures

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NEW YORK // Angelique Kerber climaxed a dream season at the US Open on Saturday, performing as the champion she has become through hard work, patience and a love of the game.

Kerber wiped tears of joy and relief from her eyes before accepting a winner’s cheque for US$3.5 million (Dh12.85m) and a gleaming silver trophy after fighting back to beat Karolina Pliskova in a display worthy of the new No 1 player in women’s tennis.

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