2 on 2

Who can stop Serena and Venus? Tiny Belgium just may have a pair of answers.

Updated: May 13, 2003, 8:30 PM ET
By Lindsay Berra
Bonjour. (That's French.) Goedemiddag. (That's Flemish.) Welcome to Belgium, famous for chocolate, a statue that pees and tennis players. Yes, tennis players. Go ahead, crack a waffle joke. Get it out of your system. But then check the rankings. Serena Williams, then a Belgian. Venus Williams, then another Belgian. That's Kim Clijsters in the two-spot and Justine Henin-Hardenne in the four. You won't see their pictures in a Rough Guide or a Lonely Planet, but if you haven't seen Clijsters slide her muscled legs into the splits to keep the ball in play, or Henin-Hardenne's fiercely beautiful one-handed backhand, you're missing some of the best of what Belgium has to offer.

Lindsay Berra is an avid CrossFitter and a national correspondent for MLB.com. Follow her on twitter @lindsayberra.