Originally Posted by swissmr
Quotes from today's match:
"I'm actually serving a lot better than I did last summer," Sharapova said.
"I'm hitting bigger serves. Maybe I'm missing a few more first serves and second serves, but I'm not hitting second serves 70 miles an hour."
"I'm gonna win tournaments by going for my shots, Sharapova said. "Whether it's off the groundstrokes and playing my game, or off the serve. Rather than waiting for my opponents to miss and maybe not making as many unforced errors. That's not my game."
And it's true as well, when she didn't hit a double fault she nearly won all of her second serve points.
It's incredible she only got broken twice throughout this match with a first serve % of only 51, that's promising. She needs to cut down those double faults though.