Venus, Serena, Andy and Roger



It’s their fourth Williams Sister’s  Wimbledon final and eighth battle in a Grand Slam title match.  Now who’s your daddy?

On Thursday, Serena whupped Elena Dementieva, 6-7 (4), 7-5, 8-6, in 2 hours, 49 minutes.  This was the longest women’s semifinal at Wimbledon in about 40 years.

Meanwhile,  Venus took only 51 minutes to nuke Dinara Safina 6-1, 6-0 and achieve her eighth Wimbledon final. This was the most one sided final since Billie Jean King v. Rosie Casals (1969)

Venus:  Five-time winner at Wimbledon

Serena: Two-time champion.

A Williams sister has won seven of the past nine titles.

Wikipedia Entry for the Williams Sisters

The history of Wimbledon at the Wimbledon website

Wikepedia on Wimbledon

The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC)

What is this “Grand Slam” business? Wikipedia. basics of Tennis scoring.

And the boys? It’s Federer and Roddick on Sunday!.





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