Former world number one Serena Williams flexed her muscles on the big points to shut out Swiss world number 12 Patty Schnyder in the final of the Bangalore Open on Sunday.
American world number 11 Williams was inconsistent for the most part but drew from her wealth of experience to edge out fourth seed Schnyder 7-5, 6-3 in 83 minutes for her first title of the season.
"I don't think I was at my best. Patty played real good. She forced me to bring my game out," Williams told a news conference.
"I focused on not making many errors. I went for enough," she added.
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Video: ANI | Text: Reuters