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Celebrating Independence at Wimbledon

The Williams sisters had Scoop Jackson celebrating Independence Day
at Wimbledon. Story

Updated: July 6, 2007, 10:18 AM ET
By Scoop Jackson | Page 2

There hadn't been a Fourth of July like this before. Not that I could remember.

Phone ringing, early in the morning.

"You watching?"

"Yep."

Click.

Phone ringing again.

"You got it on?"

"No doubt."

Click.

Grand Slam tennis. Not always must-see TV for us, Americans of color. But this was different. Venus and Serena Williams were playing the Nos. 1 and 2 players in the world on the same day at Wimbledon. Fifty years ...

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