Australian Open final instant analysis

Follow all the action as Serena Williams and Dinara Safina battle for the Australian Open title.

Updated: January 31, 2009, 9:38 AM ET
By Ravi Ubha | Special to ESPN.com

Editor's note: Serena Williams and Dinara Safina squared off for the Australian Open title. If you missed any of it, Ravi Ubha provided instant analysis through the duration of the match.

Second set

The packed crowd at Rod Laver Arena desperately wants better than this, and they get behind Safina when she offers a good reply that forces an error. A little opening for 15-30. A first break point at last, when Williams hits a backhand wide.

Safina gets a second serve ...

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