What else would a hardcore tennis fan want another than 13 days of complete tennis madness? Are you one of them? Then you better get ready for what is coming your way from January 15th to January 28th, 2018. It is the Australian Open Time! The superstars of tennis space will be there live fighting out for the title with each other. Some super legendary competitors are expected to fight it out on the tennis court. Are you too hoping for super hit rivals to compete against each other? How about Serena Williams vs Sharapova head to head? Wouldn’t that be absolutely exciting to watch?
Serena Williams vs Sharapova head to head
Serena Williams is the defending champion of the title. She won the last year’s Australian open Women’s singles title in a dramatic final in which she defeated her own sister Venus Williams in straight two sets. Whereas, on the other side, Maria Sharapova is emerging as one of the most favored tennis stars by the fans to win the title this year. Only a Serena Williams vs Sharapova head to head match will tell us who has got stars in their favor.
Serena Williams vs Sharapova in Australian Open 2016
Interestingly, the two tennis legends Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams had come against each other in the Women’s singles Quarter finals match of Australian Open 2016. Serena Williams had won that match by 6-4 ; 6-1. Hopefully this time Maria Sharapova will pay it back to Serena Williams if there a Serena Williams vs Sharapova head to head match.
History between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova
To predict the result of Serena Williams vs Sharapova head to head in a better way, let’s understand the history between these two players. These two sporting superstars have played against each other for 21 times on major platforms in the past 14 years. And in most of these occasions, the Russian tennis player has not been very effective. Out of 21 matches, she played against Serena William over the past 14 years Maria Sharapova could only win two matches. Which is not a very impressive number and it is definitely not in favor of Sharapova.
If we look at the precise Australian Open history between these two ladies, the numbers are highly favorable to Serena Williams. Serena Williams won all the four matches they played against each other at Australian Open. They both first played against each other in the semifinals match of Australian Open 2005 where Ms.Williams won by 2-6 7-5 8-6. The next time they faced each other after two years in Australian Open 2007 women’s singles final when once again Maria Sharapova has lost by 6-1 6-2. There next meeting came after a very long time again at a finals match in Australian Open 2015 where Serena Williams won the title with 6-3 7-6(5). Their latest fight was in the Quarter Finals of Australian Open 2016.