Henin - Serena, a dream final (with Henin winning), as this poster correctly predicted before the start of the AO, now is reality!
IMO, this one is going to be one of the greatest finals since the Graf - Seles rivalry. There will be NO choke-act (Dementieva, Ivonovic, Safina, etc.)and lopsided finals, which have plagued the GS finals in recent years. Nor will there be the "sisters´act" which are not particularly interesting for the fans. Instead there will be two of the greatest GS champions in history facing each other for the FIRST time in a GS finals! So I am sure each will give her all till the very last point.
Observing their respective performance in the semis, I have to give Henin an edge (as I predicted initially)over the world no-1. though Serena leads H2H 7-6, Henin won all their last three GS encounters (in 2007). Her 12-game run in the semis over Zheng demonstrated her skills to their perfection. Her doubters should be very wary of the prospect of her domination of the WTA in the time to come. After a miserable period where non-slamers were no-1(Safina, Jankovic), the worthiness of women´s game has been reestablished.
Finally the historic participation of two Chinese players merits some praise. They gave what they could, but the true champions will always shine in the end.
So I cant wait till Saturday, hope Henin will make a historic comeback GS victory!