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CR Classics: 2005 Australian Open Semifinal - Serena vs Sharapova

CR Classics: 2005 Australian Open Semifinal - Serena vs Sharapova

On today's episode, powered by DraftKings, NYT writer and NCR podcast host Ben Rothenberg joins CR's Alex Gruskin to look back at the 2005 Australian Open semifinal between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova and talk about the match's importance to WTA history. In a match that set the tone for the generation of WTA results that followed, Serena Williams came from behind to defeat Maria Sharapova 2-6 7-5 8-6 to advance to the Australian Open Final. The guys describe the perceptions of both Serena's and Sharapova's respective careers in 2005, explore the history of the Serena-Sharapova rivalry, analyze the biggest moments of the match, and explain the importance of the match's result. This podcast was originally posted as a video series on our YouTube channel. check out the full show here. Stay tuned for bi-weekly episodes to drop every other Wednesday This episode brought to you by: DraftKings 🙌CAN’T MISS OFFER! 🙌 All NEW USERS can get a sign up bonus up to $1,000 to bet on tennis thanks to our partnership with DraftKings! Act now, this offer ends on 4/13. T&Cs apply. ATTENTION TENNIS FANS! Want to get in on the action? Thanks to our partnership with DraftKings, all new users on DraftKings can get a racquet cracking sign up bonus up to $1,000! Act quickly, this offer ends on 4/13. T&Cs apply. Midwest Sports Discounted Tennis Apparel, Tennis Racquets, Tennis Shoes & Equipment from Nike, adidas, Babolat, Wilson & More! Visit their store today and use the code "CR15" at checkout to save 15% off your order!!! Tennis Channel Podcast Network Visit to stay current on the latest tennis news and trends and enjoy in-depth analysis and dynamic debates. Find Cracked Racquets Website: Instagram: Twitter: Facebook: YouTube: Email Newsletter: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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