Is Jackson the future of American women's tennis?

Venus Williams is the only seeded American woman at Wimbledon. But, as Greg Garber writes, the future of U.S. women's tennis is Jamea Jackson.

Updated: June 29, 2006, 5:02 AM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- Zina Garrison, sitting in the comfort of her home in Maryland, laughed into the telephone.

The United States Fed Cup captain was asked, point-blank, whether 19-year-old Jamea Jackson would be a part of the team that would engage Belgium in the July 15-16 semifinals. By way of pleading the Fifth, Garrison opted instead to talk about Jackson's effervescent personality.

"I tell her she doesn't have a million-dollar smile," Garrison said. ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?