ANALYSIS World No.4 into Miami final without striking a ball in anger, writes Simon Cambers
youth at the nearby Nick Bollettieri Academy, Sharapova would dearly love to win the title for the first time, having lost in the final three times. Sharapova leads 7-1 in head-to-head meetings with Radwanska, but knows history will count for little.
“She is someone who is extremely solid, gets many balls back and anticipates really well,” she said. “But it’s the final so I think it’s more about performing on your end than really worrying about what’s on the other side of the court.”
Maria Sharapova faces Agnieszka Radwanska in today’s final in Miami. Picture: EPA