Serena Williams came back in a massive way against Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska to win her fifth Wimbledon title and restore her position as one of Tennis’ brightest stars.
No Polish Tennis player has ever won a Wimbledon title and Serena Williams stopped a valiant effort by Radwanska who put in her best effort and fell just short of a victory.
The match was tightly contested and there were times Williams looked like she was about to pull away. But Radwanska rallied and took two straight sets late in the match to put the four time Wimbledon champion on her heels.
Williams, who was ace in her service game in the quarterfinal and semifinal matches, was a shell of her former self and saw her first serve percentagponies divetad the match went on. This have Tadwanska the opportunity she needed to stunt Williams and swing the momentum to her side of the net.
Both players were able to stay in things when they got glib. Williams and Radwanska showed pin point accuracy as they aggressively chased the baselines.
Williams looked to take control early as it took until the fifteenth game for Radwanska to get her first break point. After she got her first break point in a superbly clean backhand, the Polish Queen began to see her confidence grow and began to chip away at Williams
But even though the demons of her recent matches clearly were clawing at her game, Serena Williams hung in there and with the match near its conclusion, Williams sat a mere set away from winning another Grand Slam title.
Williams shook her demons late, going up in the match 3-2 after trailing 2-1. Williams blasted her 100th ace of the tournament. That helped her jump start her flooded motor and she consequently stole te momentum back from Radwanska and fiercely intimidated te Pole in the process.
But once Williams got her late push, it was too much for Radwanska to come back again from and he quickly fell to Serena.
It has to feel good for Williams, who was devestated in the 2011 French Open and had been struggling with her consistency. But she has now claimed her fifth Wimbledon title and her seventh grand slam title in her ellustrius career.