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Calf injury can't slow Serena's comeback season

The rain has done nothing but cause havoc at Wimbledon. But for two hours on Monday, it turned out to be Serena Williams' best friend.

Updated: July 2, 2007, 11:09 PM ET
By Bonnie DeSimone | Special to ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- It was a jarring sight, like seeing a lioness on the prowl abruptly declawed in midstride.

Serena Williams has showed flashes of emotional vulnerability in this comeback season, admitting how low she sank following the murder of her half sister and a competitive lull, recently describing herself as having been "at the bottom of the barrel" during some dark months last year.

But never has Williams -- who usually embodies power and intimidation -- seemed so physically ...

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