Oh yeah greeeeat draw. Two of the very few players who beat Serena last year, and the greatest active player of them all.
Davenport? Capriati? Venus?
Serena has won the last 3 against Lindsay, 4 against Venus and 5 against Jenn.
There were four players in the top 16 who actually beat Serena last year. Chanda, Patty, Justine and Kim. She could play three of them. Kim, Justine and Chanda or Patty. Serena got two, plus Monica. I think Serena would rather play Justine than Monica. Any sane person would.
If you want to be technical about it, based on the 2002 record, this draw is just about as bad as it cold get for Serena. She gets Kim, who beat her in the tour Championships, instead of Jen, who she's beaten five straight times. She draws Monica, by far the most accomplaished of the four possible QF opponents. Chanda, who beat her in 2002, the highest ranking player outside the top ten to do so.
And Serena probably won't drop a set.
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