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By Nick Georgandis

A look behind the numbers of Saturday's women's French Open final

  • Sara Errani's 6-0, 6-1 loss to Serena Williams was the most lopsided defeat in a women's Roland Garros semifinal since 1984 when Chris Evert put the double bagel on Camille Benjamin, 6-0, 6-0.
  • If Serena Williams wins the title, she will join the extremely rare company of Steffi Graf, Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova and Margaret Court as the only female players to win each of the four Grand Slams at least twice.
  • If Serena Williams wins, it will mark 11 years between her first and most recent French Open titles. Only Chris Evert went longer between her first and most recent titles at Roland Garros, winning her first in 1974 and her last in 1986.
  • Maria Sharapova (.825) and Serena Williams (.805) have the two highest winning percentages on clay of active WTA players. The last time two players with career clay court winning percentages above 80% met in the final was in 1999 when Steffi Graf (.901) defeated Martina Hingis (.813).
  • Maria Sharapova has beaten the reigning No. 1 player seven times in her career, but none of those have come in a Grand Slam final and none against Serena Williams
  • This is the third straight year that Maria Sharapova has reached the final of a Grand Slam event.
  • With her six wins to date in the tournament, Sharapova is now 43-9 all-time at Roland Garros - her highest tally of wins and best winning percentage (.827) in any of the four Slams.
  • Serena Williams has either won or reached the final of 10 of the last 16 Grand Slam tournaments she has played in, dating back to the 2008 US Open.