MELBOURNE, Australia — When Serena Williams plays as well as she did in the semifinals of the Australian Open, there’s little an opponent can do to challenge her. Even one who’s soon to be ranked No. 3 in the world, just two places behind her.
“I was just standing there kind of watching her play,” the fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska said after her 6-0, 6-4 drubbing by Williams on Thursday. “There was just no mistake. Unbelievable serve. Everything, she was going for it. I couldn’t do much. Not at all, actually.”