“Venus Williams walked onto the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium wearing an emerald green tennis set Tuesday, no cape. It sure didn’t look like there were diamonds encrusting her shoes. Gayle King was nowhere near the post-match interview … But throwing a little ceremony Venus’s way is necessary as her sister’s legacy is analyzed in the coming days because of one thing: No retrospective on Serena’s career is complete without her.” I’ve seen so many tributes to Serena, all well deserved, but I’m glad someone is finally focusing on her big sister. She lit the spark that helped Serena blaze the historic trail. WaPo (Gift Article): Without big sister Venus, the Serena Williams story could never be told. The media is overhyping Serena’s chances to get far into the singles draw. But Venus and Serena in the doubles could be fun.