Shriver on Wimbledon

Updated: July 1, 2005, 1:40 PM ET
By Pam Shriver | ESPN.com
WIMBLEDON, England – Top-seeded Lindsay Davenport and No. 14 Venus Williams will meet for the women's singles title at Wimbledon Saturday. This is a rematch of the final in 2000, when Williams won the first of her back-to-back titles. I think Venus will win again, but you can certainly make a case for either. It will be fun to watch.

Both are playing really great tennis, which is exciting – especially for Williams. Davenport is playing great tennis; if she wasn't, she wouldn't be No. 1 in the world. But what Williams has done here is outstanding.


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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.