Wta Miami: 700 times Serena Williams!

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Wta Miami: 700 times Serena Williams!

Serena Williams beat Sabine Lisicki with the final score of 7-6(4) 1-6 6-3, after 2 hours at the Wta Miami Open. This is the victory number 700 for the American, who needed all her energy and resources, as well as her class, to beat the German.

It was a good match, in which the twenty-five-year-old German showed all her incredible qualities, both offensively and defensively, and also a good variety of attacks However all this was not enough to beat the World No.

1, who suffered, especially in the second set, a low percentage of first serves. Sabine had her chances, but at key moments, some mistakes mixed with the solidity of Williams, made the difference for the American. At the end of the match, to celebrate the 700 victories, the organizers of the tournament celebrated Serena with a cake, like it happened yesterday with Andy Murray.

Williams closed her match with 4 aces and 6 double-faults, 60% of first serve points, 50% of second serve poins and 4710 break points saved. For Sabine 1 ace and 5 double-faults, 67% of first serve points, 35% of second serve points and 3/8 break points saved.

In the semi-finals Serena will play against the winner of the match played later tonight between Simona Halep and Sloane Stephens.