Prior to this week, Venus Williamsí last competed at the Australian Open in January before withdrawing
from the tournament with a hip injury in the second round.
Serena Williams had last competed at Wimbledon last year, while winning her second straight Wimbledon
singles title. Serena Williams also took the title at London in 2002 and 2003.
Venus Williams, the fastest server ever of the WTA Tour, won Wimbledon in 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007 and 2008 before injuries several injuries would keep her recent performances far from her best tennis.
The sisters could only face off in the championship final two weeks from today.
Serena Williams could meet the world number one Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark or the fifth seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia in the semifinals.
While on the bottom half of the draw, Venus Williams could take on the fourth seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus or the sixth seeded Francesca Schiavone of Italy.
In menís tennis, the world number one Rafael Nadal of Spain could face either the fourth seeded Andy Murray of Great Britain or the eight seeded Andy Roddick in the semifinals.
On the other half of the draw in the semifinals, the second seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia could meet either the third seeded Roger Federer of Switzerland or the seventh seeded David Ferrer of Spain.
If youíve followed my picks before, you know I like to go out on a limb. This year is no different as I am picking Venus Williams and Roger Federer to win.