Result: Serena Williams wins Cincinnati Open

Serena Williams of the United States hits a forehand return during her Ladies' Singles third round match against Alize Cornet on June 28, 2014
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World number one Serena Williams beats Ana Ivanovic in the final of the Cincinnati Open to win her fifth title of the year.

World number one Serena Williams has won the Cincinnati Open, beating Ana Ivanovic 6-4 6-1 in the final this evening.

The Serbian had the advantage early on after breaking her opponent's serve at the start of the match, but Williams hit back to level the set, before breaking Ivanovic a couple of games later to take the opener.

The American made the first move in the second set, breaking in the fourth game before taking the next three games to secure her first title in six attempts at this event.

The win, which comes just before the start of the US Open, is Williams's fifth of 2014.

Serena Williams celebrates a point against Mona Barthel of Germany during the Western & Southern Open on August 15, 2013
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