Sabine Lisicki’s power may get her through
It’s anybody’s championship now with four players who have never won on Centre Court
Sabine Lisicki to play Agnieszka Radawanska in Wimbledon semi-final.
Sabine Lisicki has played today’s Wimbledon semi-final opponent Agnieszka Radawanska just twice before with the head to head standing at 1-1. But they have never played each other on grass, to which Lisciki has warmed over the last 10 days.
Her powerful serve and ground strokes and bubbling energy were too much for even Serena Williams. Finalist last year Radawanska was taken to three sets by Na Li in the last round and complained of tired legs. Probably not a good ploy. If Lisicki can control her power and keep the ball inside the white lines, Radawanka will spend an afternoon using those legs to chase down balls.
But Flipken’s is on a voyage of discovery and will be comfortable coming to the net against the intense French 15th seed.