A five-time queen returns to her court

Updated: June 19, 2014, 11:54 AM ET
By Jane McManus | espnW.com

Venus Williams will play on the crisply clipped lawns at the All England Club for her 17th Wimbledon tournament. This has been her second home -- a place where her game and graceful personality found a perfect match, where her reasoned arguments for equal pay with men brought forth change, where she always seemed to have a shot at another title.

Much of that is still true. Except the last one.

Even Wimbledon is realistic about Williams' chances here. ...

Read full story


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.