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The Championships - Wimbledon 2012: Day Nine

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 04: Serena Williams of the USA looks on during her Ladies' Doubles third round match alongside sister Venus Williams against Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova of Russia on day nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

U.S. Olympic tennis team

Tennis doesn’t usually get the big headlines at the Olympics, but this year will be different thanks to the Games’ venue: the hallowed greens of Wimbledon. The U.S. will have 12 players representing them in singles, doubles and mixed doubles, with a total of 15 medals up for grabs. –By Pauline Vu and Paul Rosales