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Cant blame Serena for her dominance

Updated: September 7, 2013, 7:38 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | espnW

NEW YORK – It's hard to blame Serena Williams.

It's not her fault Maria Sharapova hasn't played her competitively since 2008.

And Williams is not to blame that when she uncharacteristically loses early in a Grand Slam, as she did in the fourth-round aberration at Wimbledon this year, the result is a dreadful final in which the player who beat her -- Sabine Lisicki -- admittedly seized up with fear and the eventual champion -- Marion Bartoli -- never had to play ...

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