Sunday, September 07, 2014

2014 Williams Watch-Serena Goes For The US Open Threepeat

Number one seeded Serena Williams has been all business and brutally efficient in this march to the 2014 US Open final.  

Taylor Townsend went down 6-3, 6-1 in 55 minutes in the opening round..  Her 6-0, 6-1 second round demolition of Vania King took just 56 minutes. The third round 6-3, 6-3 straight set win over Varvara Lepchenko took an hour and 35 minutes.  The fourth round 6-3, 6-3 win over Kaia Kanepi took 65 minutes.  Sending Flavia Pennetta to the US Open sidelines 6-3, 6-2 in the quarterfinals also took 65 minutes, but ironically the first set took 29 minutes despite Serena being down 0-3.

And Ekaterina Makarova, who knocked out two time US Open finalist Victoria Azarenka, was no match for Little Sis, who took an hour to steamroll her 6-1, 6-3.

And now Serena goes for her 18th Grand Slam title against Caroline Wozniacki, who should be quaking in her tennis shoes after she pulled this stunt in 2012.  Serena is also 8-1 lifetime against her.

The media may be trying to push this 'Serena and Caroline are friends' storyline, but if y'all think the African-American community (or Serena) forgot how she was dissed by Wozniacki in Brazil, I have some Louisiana waterfront property to sell you along I-10 in the Atchafalaya Swamp. 

This match should be fun to watch.   If Serena is playing her dominant A+ game at Arthur Ashe Stadium, she should win her third straight US Open title and finally tie Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova at 18 on the all time majors win list.

Go get her Little Sis.

TransGriot Update:  6-3, 6-3  The threepeat is complete..

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