Can anyone stop Serena on her record Grand Slam run? Some say Maria might be able to do it, despite dropping the last 16 matches out of the 20 the two have played.
It’s not as if this rivalry is based on old matches either. Ten of the 16 Serena wins have taken place since 2012. Although to her credit, Sharapova has played Williams (relatively) tougher as of late.
To wit: Their meeting in the recent Australian Open final last January (giving Serena Grand Slam 19) was 6-3, 7-6 (5). An early-2014 final in Brisbane was 6-2, 7-6 (7). Before that, their 2013 French Open final was 6-4, 6-4 to Serena as well.
Maria Stunned The Unstoppable Serena
To Win The Wimbledon Title In 2004 (pictured).
Their rivalry didn’t start out as one sided as it is today … (read more