ACADEMIC WRITING SERVICE
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Sabine Lisicki: Can She Be the Next Steffi Graf?
Sabine Lisicki sent shock waves around SW19 when she dispatched Li Na, who was just fresh from her French Open championship in the second round. Then she reaches the quarters, where she dispatched Marion Bartoli, a former Wimbledon finalist in three tough sets allowing her to reach her first semifinal of her very young career. Sidelined for a few years because of an injury, it's such a joy to watch Sabine play. She has a fearsome serve (like the Williams sisters) and very powerful groundstrokes (like Elena Dementieva).
Now, if she only stays healthy throughout the year, she should be in the Top 10 because she plays like one! It's going to be a long climb though since everyone near the Top 10 is hungry but I won't be surprised if Sabine does it in less than a year. On a good day, she could beat any of the players, including the other three left in the draw. Question is, does she have the mental state to not be nervous at the most critical moments of a match.