Like two sisters trading a secret diary, Venus and Serena Williams have been swapping tennis’ history books back and forth for nearly two decades. Monday at Wimbledon, they’ll carry a shared one onto Centre Court, foes there for the first time in six years.

Lately, the book has been stored in Serena’s room, tucked on a shelf as she’s etched her name into it more and more the last few years, a steady flow of chapters on Grand Slam titles, passages about weeks at No. 1 and stories of accolades coming from every corner of the sporting world.

It’s the same book that sat on Venus’ mantle, herself a five-time Wimbledon champion (just like Serena) and former world No. 1.

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