Serena, Venus together again for Fed Cup

Having both Williams sisters on the U.S. Fed Cup team for the first time in four years has symbolic value for American tennis. Bonnie DeSimone explains.

Updated: April 19, 2007, 8:45 PM ET
By Bonnie DeSimone | Special to ESPN.com

This weekend's Fed Cup quarterfinals pitting the United States versus Belgium in Delray Beach, Fla., could be subtitled "Bowling with the Williams sisters." Bowling the way kids do at birthday parties, that is, with those big rubber bumpers installed in the gutters to keep the ball going toward the pins.

In other words, it looks like a can't-miss: two of the world's best-known and most-talented players playing singles against No. 132 Kirsten Flipkens and No. 227 Caroline Maes.

Neither ...

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