It would not be the first time leading men and women players have faced one another.
In 1992 two-time Wimbledon singles champion Jimmy Connors overcame Martina Navratilova 7-5 6-2 in Las Vegas. Nineteen years earlier Billie Jean King brushed aside Bobby Riggs 6-4 6-3 6-3 in Houston.
Jeff TarangoBBC Radio 5 live pundit
"Serena Williams could play about seven billion men on the planet and probably win, but Andy Murray isn't one of them. He could maybe play in heels and she could play in trainers that might even it up! Although I reckon a few guys ranked down 300 or 350 might be a little nervous if they had to play Serena for big money in Las Vegas."
"He wants to play me? That would be fun," Williams said after sweeping past French teenager
Caroline Garcia 6-3 6-2
in round two at Wimbledon on Thursday.
"He's probably one of the top three people I definitely don't want to play.
"But, yeah, maybe we can have a little bit of a showdown."
Should an exhibition game between the Murray and Williams happen, it would be a match between the two 2012 Olympic gold medal singles winners.
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