Finals have become own "fall classic"

Decisive Game 5 a fitting end to what has been a spectacular WNBA Finals

Originally Published: October 8, 2009
By Mechelle Voepel | Special to ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana coach Lin Dunn agreed that this WNBA Finals have become like a Rafael Nadal-Roger Federer Grand Slam final. A five-set, knock-down, drag-out that both opponents deserve to win, but only one will.

"We just can't be like Serena," Dunn said, continuing the tennis analogy, "and double-fault."

Of course, Indiana and Phoenix also wouldn't want to replicate Serena Williams' temper -- like threatening to shove the basketball down a referee's throat or something. ...

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