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Old Jan 19th, 2013, 08:47 PM   #21
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Re: Serena and Maria are in the best shape ever

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Originally Posted by Craig. View Post
I thought she played a solid, smart match for about a set and a half (served, returned and moved beautifully), but there were a few too many errors once Venus picked it up a bit.
I attributed that dip (of Sharapova's) to nerves, as Venus tends to historically turn-it-on at odd times during a match. And she's (Venus) especially scary when coming to the net, as she did in the 2nd set.

I got the sense that her illness was sapping her, and was exacerbated in that Australian heat, but I can't be certain, as I wasn't there to judge properly.

What is certain, however, is that she played awful throughout...even after that short improvement in play at 2-5(?) in the 2nd.
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