It's performances like the one she had Wednesday that prove Venus Williams is very much a viable player, writes Greg Garber.
As Serena Williams tries to bounce back at Wimbledon following two straight subpar major tournaments, could it be that the best player of her generation is finally starting to slip a little?
Taylor Townsend has impressed even the likes of Andy Murray during her run to the third round at the French Open. Up next for the young American is Carla Suarez Navarro.
In a field where Serena Williams still stands alone, young Americans Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys and Alison Riske are steadily rising up the ranks.
Victoria Azarenka did not play or act like a world No. 1 in Paris. And that's going to be a problem moving forward.