No Greta Garbo as Serena yet to peak

The evidence suggests that as long as she remains fit and motivated into her third decade on the tour, the likes of Sharapova and world number three Victoria Azarenka, the only two who can match the American for power, will continue to have their work cut out.

updated: June 09, 2013 08:07 IST
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Paris: Serena Williams warned her punchdrunk rivals that she is still to realise her potential and that retirement is not on her agenda as she targets adding to her 16 Grand Slam titles.

The 31-year-old American world number one defeated defending champion Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-4 to capture her second Roland Garros on Saturday, 11 years after her first.

But if her flagging rivals on the tour were desperately hoping that Williams was contemplating quitting, then she told them to think again.

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