The Australian Open women’s final between the German Angelique Kerber and Serena Williams turned out to be a mega blockbuster with great display of shot-making from both players.
To our immense surprise, Serena, who was the popular choice and was expected to win the title since she has a record of 21-4 in Grand Slam finals lost the match 4-6 6-3 6-4 .
Kerber won her First Grand Slam and became the first German to win a Grand Slam since the turn of the century.
What followed was not World War 3 but great sportsmanship spirit displayed by Serena Williams as she came around the net to congratulate her worthy opponent.
In this article we present to you the 5 talking points of the women’s finals
1 . Serena’s Serve Misfires
The Serena Williams serve is arguably the best shot in women’s tennis at this moment.
But in the final against Angelique Kerber, she put in just 53% of her first serves and won a meagre 69% points of it. She served 6 double faults and managed to hit only 7 aces