Expect Venus and Serena to move on
Do you think Serena and Venus Williams' eyes lit up when they saw Justine Henin-Hardenne lost in the second round to Tathiana Garbin? Yes, the Williams sisters are both in the other half of the draw, but their chances of winning the title improved with the Henin-Hardenne shocker.
Serena Williams has a second-round match Thursday against the world's 100th-ranked player, Russia's Maria Kirilenko. Given the early success of Russian women in this tournament, Williams can't take this match lightly.
Venus Williams meets Croatian Jelena Kostanic, a tougher foe based on rankings (she's 39th in the world). Kostanic has gone past the second round of a Grand Slam just once, at the 2000 Australian Open. Look for both Williams sisters to move on.
Potential show stoppers
Ones to watch
Howie Schwab is a coordinating producer for ESPN.
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