Originally Posted by Apoleb
Maria played a great match in 2005. But that was one of Justine's most impressive clay court performances. (it's sort of equivalent to Serena's demolishing jobs on other surfaces).
I agree. Sharapova was in that first set for sure.
I love watching Sharapova on clay. She's so vulnerable and she's well aware so it only heightens her initial intensity just like today.