Venus looks to topple sis Serena from the top slot

Venus looks to topple sis Serena from the top slot

Venus WilliamsVenus, 29, took her first step towards a maiden Roland Garros title on Sunday with a typically pugnacious 6-3, 6-3 victory over seasoned Swiss Patty Schnyder, and her mind is not just on the crown but she is also intent on prizing the world number one spot away from Serena.

Astonishingly, the Williams sisters come into Roland Garros as first and second seeds for the first time at a Grand Slam since the 2003 Australian Open, and Venus wants the rankings reversed sooner rather than later.

"It feels good to be moving up the ranks. Obviously when you get to number two, of course the next dream is number one. So that's definitely on my radar," Venus told reporters after the 80-minute work-out on a baked Court Suzanne Lenglen.

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