Re: Womens Tennis in General
Originally Posted by Protoss
Even before her injury Serena was playing a fairly mediocre match, her C game I suppose. The match was pretty boring up til the middle of the 2nd set.
Serena had won 23 sets in a row going back to the 3rd set of the US Open final prior to losing the 2nd set today.
Serena's longest winning streak of her career remains at 21 matches: from the 2nd round (1st round bye) of Rome in 2002 til the quarters of Los Angeles where she lost 7-5 in the 3rd set to Rubin.
This is the 2nd time Serena has lost to a player born after 1987, the 1st was Makarova last year. Nobody born after 1987 has beaten Serena twice though.
Is there a qualifier in this sentence that you forgot to include? Obviously Caroline defeated Serena (Miami, 2012) and she was born after 1987. Azarenka (also born after 1987) has also defeated her.
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