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Comparing the styles of Serena Williams and Timea Bacsinszky in their French Open semifinals match. 

By Staff
June 04, 2015

In the second women's semifinals match, No. 1 Serena Williams will take on No. 23 Timea Bacsinszky. Serena leads their head to head 2–0, including a win earlier this year in Indian Wells. Bacsinszky has a great backhand and is very strong on return of serve, but Serena has a huge first serve and power from both sides. One key for Serena will be to get plenty of her first serves in play, as this will allow her to take control of the points from the first shot.  Williams has lost serve 14 times in 5 matches, which is well below her normal serving level. How does the World No. 1 Serena compare with the soon-to-be top 20 Bacsinszky?

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