The Numbers Don’t Lie: Women’s Semis Look Good

For all the dismal boredom of this year’s women’s draw, the talk of crazy upsets among the females, and the theory that Serena has this one locked up, the women’s semifinals look…surprisingly legit.

3 of the top 5 seeds will play in semifinal matches on the women’s side, the same as the men’s side. And these are four players at the top of their game: they’ve only dropped 3 sets between them so far this tournament, a remarkable statistic over a total of 20 matches. Serena is no sure thing, though her power will be effective against Dinara Safina. And Dementieva vs. sunshine-tastic Jankovic is an excellent matchup.

So while the women may seem to lack drama and rivalry, they don’t lack for good players or good tennis at the end of this Open.