You'd think that the Williams Sisters WERE playing at Indian Wells based on the amount of attention they are receiving during this tournament. I have a question. Is it true that Indian Wells has removed Serena's Championship plaques / banners? Whether she is participating or not, a title is a title. How low can Indian Wells go? You just don't erase history or is Indian Wells simply trying to cover it up?
And what's up with this back-handed comment by the tournament DIRECTOR?
"Venus and Serena know they are welcome here and the fans would love to see them," said tournament director Steve Simon. "We would be delighted if they decide to play in future years - if not, then they will deal with the repercussions."
The Williams Sisters are getting more publicity (at Indian Wells) than the women that are actually playing the event. See ya next year. (In the media, not the Main Draw).