Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: United States of America
You know, that third set reminded me a little bit of the 1970 Wimbledon Final between Billie Jean King and Margaret Court. Billie Jean was hobbling around on bad knees, and toward the beginning of the second set, she realized she just couldn't move any more, so she started hitting dropshot after dropshot, and they began working for her, and the novocaine in Court's ankle started wearing off, and she nearly got away with winning that second set, but Margaret showed her mettle and dug in through the pain and just started charging harder, and finally she broke through and won the title. I had the same feeling when Serena was throwing the kitchen sink at Maria for the first 4 games of that third set.
There is nothing more beautiful than Evonne Goolagong in full flight moving across a tennis court.