It's great to see Venus back

Updated: June 28, 2005, 6:43 PM ET
By Pam Shriver | ESPN.com
WIMBLEDON, England -- Three of the top four seeds (Lindsay Davenport, Maria Sharapova and Amelie Mauresmo) have made it to the women's singles semifinals at Wimbledon. The No. 4 seed was Serena Williams, but her place on the draw sheet is occupied instead by her old sister Venus, seeded 14th. Here are my previews and picks for Thursday's matches:

Lindsay Davenport vs. Amelie Mauresmo

A top player on the women's tennis tour more than 15 years, Pam Shriver hosts ESPN's women's tennis telecasts. She also appears as a sideline reporter on select men's matches.