Williams sisters gain perspective

Updated: September 1, 2011, 7:27 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Beyond their 20 Grand Slam singles titles, they have given so much to the game of tennis.

At the same time, Serena and Venus Williams have been on the receiving end. After surviving an almost unimaginable series of health scares this summer, the sisters have come to realize this.

Following two surgeries on her foot and surviving blood clots and a hematoma, Serena wept upon her return to Wimbledon. On Wednesday, Venus withdrew from the U.S. Open, revealing that ...

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