Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams both advanced to the final of the 2012 London Olympics with straight-set victories and are both looking for an upgrade of an already awe-inspiring Career Grand Slam to a Career Golden Grand Slam. Only Steffi Graf has completed a Career Golden Grand Slam so far, winning the gold medal in Seoul in 1988.
Playing her first Olympics, Sharapova was the first to advance to the final, beating compatriot Maria Kirilenko 6-2 6-3. Sharapova hit 35 winners to Kirilenko's 7 and won four games in a row to finish the match after Kirilenko broke for a 3-2 lead in the second set. Read more »