JIE ZHENG - SERENA WILLIAMS
These two have met once previously, the meeting was here in 2004 and Zheng won just 4 games, a similar outcome is on the cards today. Serena has been very impressive at the championships and has simply too much power for the chinese player, the american has been her ultra aggressive best so far and will mix things up far more, than anyone Zheng has faced to date.
Zheng's game is based on accuracy and making as few errors as possible, she has made fewer than the other three semi-finalists, however, she will not have as much time today and will struggle to break her opponents serve. Williams is not making too many errors herself and is +15 and +21 ( winners over errors) in her last two starts. I think that this will be quick and with a soild start, Zheng has got off to a flyer in all matches so far, Serena should cover this handicap fairly easily.
5.5 points Williams -4.5 games 1.80 William Hill ........1.73 Boyle/ Paddy Power/Bet Fred