Every future #1 has to beat their first top ten player some time. In Venus's case it was Iva Majoli at Indian Wells in 1997. And Iva went on to win RG that year. If Sharapova is the real deal, some top ten player is going down sooner or later.
Why not this week?
Proud to be an American
Not blind. Not uninformed. We are party to atrocities. But the response of the world after 9/11 is worth noting. Even our most dire enemies offered aid. We should all be so lucky.