Experience pays off for Venus Williams

Updated: June 20, 2011, 2:01 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- We are an aging society.

According to the most recent numbers, the average life expectancy for women in the United States is 81.3 years and 76.7 for men. This is why nursing home stock continues to rise and why there are fears that Social Security might not sufficiently support the baby boomers as they come of retirement age.

Although women's tennis remains a sport of speed and power, some of its leading lights are graying right in step with the ...

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