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Venus caps comeback with Wimbledon victory

Updated: July 3, 2005, 10:24 AM ET
By Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- Waiting for the trophy presentation to finally commence, the fans at Centre Court were eerily silent. Nobody cheering, nobody laughing, nobody chanting, nobody clapping.

Except for one 25-year-old woman, rocking up and down on her courtside chair, hands pressed embarrassingly against her cheeks, knees bouncing up and down like pistons. Venus Williams couldn't believe where she was. She couldn't comprehend what had just happened.

She had overcome a set-and-a-half ...

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