How would you feel if you lined up against your brother or sister on the athletic field with thousands looking on from the stands and millions more watching on television?

Would natural sibling rivalry make it easier to go all out? Would you want to take it easy on a family member? Or for however long the event lasted, would the other person cease to be anyone but an opponent?

As it turns out, SportsNation is almost evenly divided on the question.

Playing each other on the biggest of stages is nothing new for Serena and Venus Williams, and they will add another chapter when they meet in the women's final at Wimbledon for the fourth time (Serena's semifinal against Elena Dementieva re-airs on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET).


I'm not a huge fan of the women's game, but I gotta say the Serena/Dementieva match was some high-class stuff. When the matches are this good, what they lack in shot variety, they make up in drama.

-- wmarcello

You have to have crafted your skill along with the mental toughness ala (Tiger Woods). That is why if Serena plays the way she did today on Saturday, she will lose to her sister Venus. ... Venus has mastered her craft on grass a little better than Serena. I am going with Venus winning her 3 straight Wimbeldon. But if Serena comes with that game not making as many mistakes like she did againts Azeranka, then she might win.

-- bondsbay

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