Originally Posted by 18majors
Maria is 7-1 against Petrova and 2-8 against Serena; yet Petrova just took 1st set from Serena, something Maria hasn't been able to do in forever. Tennis is irrational, to say the least.
Tennis is very much about match-ups, I guess.
Petrova is so solid today. Funny thing she plays so well against Serena.
But Serena isn't making it too difficult today too.