State of Serena still unknown

Updated: July 29, 2014, 2:03 AM ET
By Jim Caple | espnW.com

STANFORD, Calif. -- I'm going to go wayyyyy out on a limb here. When Serena Williams returns to competition here Wednesday, the world's top-ranked player will serve the ball powerfully over the net.

That definitely was not the case during her last, unsettling performance at Wimbledon four weeks ago. In what was termed a viral illness, Serena was so dizzy and weak that day she struggled just to bounce the ball on the ground while trying to serve in her doubles match with sister Venus. When ...

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