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Williams in 2 72.73% 8 72.73%
Williams in 3 27.27% 3 27.27%
Errani in 2 0% 0 0%
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2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
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2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
H2H is 5-0 in favor of Serena

Serena won the most recent meeting on clay. A straight SF at Madrid last month.

Who wins?

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(This post was last modified: 04-Jun-2013 12:51 PM by kskate2.)
04-Jun-2013 09:12 AM
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
I am going with Serena! She is pumped and happy and Errani doesn't necessarily have the weapons to take her out.
04-Jun-2013 10:12 AM
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
the test has been passed....smooth sailing
04-Jun-2013 10:21 AM
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
I think it will play out like Madrid one tough set and one lopsided set. Dig in time, do what you must to win this title! Kitchen sink!
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04-Jun-2013 10:42 AM
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
Errani has nothing to lose. I think she will come out like gang-busters and play a close first set, she might even be able to send it to a tie-breaker. That said, Serena is over her mental block of quarter-round loses ( I believe she said ...... enough) and will be looking to remove all obstacles in her way. Errani is a movable obstacle.
04-Jun-2013 05:21 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
Serena in straight sets.After her win over Sveta she will be soo up for this match
04-Jun-2013 06:26 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
(04-Jun-2013 05:21 PM)colleen66 Wrote:  Errani has nothing to lose. I think she will come out like gang-busters and play a close first set, she might even be able to send it to a tie-breaker. That said, Serena is over her mental block of quarter-round loses ( I believe she said ...... enough) and will be looking to remove all obstacles in her way. Errani is a movable obstacle.

I think this is possible. Errani will throw out all of her clay skills, if she gets a chance, but it's a light-weight v. a heavy-weight, and I don't think Sara can tough it out, over the long haul. If Serena has a dip in form and concentration, it could to 3.
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
I think Serena had her moment where she was nervous. Now that she made it past the quarters finally in 11 years she will play with relief and hunger. She has never been closer to that trophy!
04-Jun-2013 09:07 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
I took Serena in 3 sets but it should be 2
Sara is the best clay courter in this encounter.
04-Jun-2013 09:09 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
WAAH-EHH. Errani's so annoying but has a very nice game on clay. That said the rest of the tournament is pretty much a forgone conclusion. No one will beat Serena except herself. Going away for the weekend and if it's a Williams v Sharapova final I won't even watch it as that "rivalry" is as embarrassing as Fed v Nadal since 2008, only in this case since 2004 when Sharapova last beat Williams.
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
Unless Errani up that serve, it is not going to be close. Serena in 2.
05-Jun-2013 04:03 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
(05-Jun-2013 03:49 PM)Front242 Wrote:  WAAH-EHH. Errani's so annoying but has a very nice game on clay. That said the rest of the tournament is pretty much a forgone conclusion. No one will beat Serena except herself. Going away for the weekend and if it's a Williams v Sharapova final I won't even watch it as that "rivalry" is as embarrassing as Fed v Nadal since 2008, only in this case since 2004 when Sharapova last beat Williams.

Don't say that and jinx SW. Remember the USO 2011 and how that "forgone conclusion" turned out.

One match at a time.
05-Jun-2013 04:20 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
She's always had a dodgy history at the US Open. This is Paris and a different matter altogether. If she's playing Sharapova it'd take a miracle amount of jinxing for her to lose. Everyone was making a big deal out of how Sharapova was the current queen of red clay and look at how their last match panned out.
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
Like I said, I think this will play out like Madrid. Serena just has to play smart and not overdo her shots. I can see Serena over hitting her ROS if she gets tight.
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
(05-Jun-2013 06:04 PM)Sundaymorningguy Wrote:  Like I said, I think this will play out like Madrid. Serena just has to play smart and not overdo her shots. I can see Serena over hitting her ROS if she gets tight.
Errani will try to dropshot Serena like crazy...Serena better be ready because the court could play slow at that time...
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
Serena in 2.

I think it was John Wertheim who put it best the other day: "This is Serena's tournament to lose."
05-Jun-2013 10:21 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
Serena in straights.
06-Jun-2013 07:47 AM
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
Can someone tell me when the Serena vs Errani match starts. NBC was just showing an exhibition, I think.
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
That's not nice Calvy. Sara can't help it if she got the smackdown. Lay Down Laughing
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RE: 2013 French Open SF: S. Williams vs. Errani
(06-Jun-2013 12:27 PM)kskate2 Wrote:  That's not nice Calvy. Sara can't help it if she got the smackdown. Lay Down Laughing
at least Sara put up a fightClap:snigger
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