Serena Williams will face Maria Sharapova in Sony Miami Open finals today at 12:00 PM EST. The match is very important for both the players to clinch the trophy. Live match score and updates will be covered from Miami.
Serena Williams, the World No. 1 beat Agnieszka Radwanska in the semifinal in continuous sets 6-0, 6-3 which sends a tough signal to Sharapova that the final is going to be tough for her. Serena dominated the whole match and never gave a chance for Agnieszka Radwanska to come back in the winning stage. This shows the confidence of the top seeded Serena Williams in this tournament.
Maria Sharapova, the World No.2 is also in great position in throughout this season. She won her last 11 matches continuously without dropping a set to opponents. Maria Sharapova is bidding to be third woman to win Indian Wells and Key Biscayne in the same year, after Steffi Graf and Kim Clijsters.
Both players are in good form to win the title and there will be a tight fight between the two in finals. When we observe the track records, Serena Williams won in last 10 matches against the Russian player Maria Sharapova. Sharapova’s only two wins against Williams came in 2004, the first on the grass at Wimbledon and the next on hard court in Los Angeles.
“It would mean so much. I absolutely love this city. It is the first city I landed in when I came to the United States as a little girl,” she said
“I love playing her,” Williams said. “I love seeing her on the opposite side, because she just brings out a good game. I just like the challenge of playing someone who has made history and who is doing so well. Maybe that’s it. I just want to play well against a great player.”
“She’s been playing awesome. I definitely expect a tough match,” Williams said. “What else can you expect? She hasn’t lost in a long time, so I have to be ready.”
Maria Sharapova never won the tournament despite reaching the final four times. But the 31-year-old Serena Williams, five times a winner of the event, is bidding to become the fourth woman in the modern age to capture the same event six times, following Chris Evert, Steffi Graf and Martina Navratilova.
The predictions depicts that Serena Williams got an edge to win the trophy with her power play and premium serve lets her hold easily and really attack Sharapova’s vulnerable serve. Though Sharapova can hit some big strokes, but Serena’s moves and quick thundering shots makes her impossible to hit through.
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