Originally written on Tennis Panorama  |  Last updated 10/22/14

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27: Venus Williams of the United States of America plays a forehand in her quarterfinal match against Na Li of China during day ten of the 2010 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Lucas Dawson/Getty Images)
By Jaclyn Stacey   (January 14, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia – Venus Williams kicked off her Australian Open 2013 campaign in emphatic fashion, disposing of Kazakh Galina Voskoboeva 6-1, 6-0 in one hour on Hisense Arena at Melbourne Park on Monday.   This is the comeback Australian Open for Williams after being sidelined from the 2012 event while dealing with the diagnosis of Sjögren’s syndrome. She finished 2012 ranked no. 24 after starting the year outside of the top 100.   Voskoboeva won the opening service game of the match, sending down an ace on game point to lead the encounter 1-0. It would go on to be the only game she would win in a match that saw Williams completely dominate her opponent with her aggressive style of play.   Williams took advantage of a break point opportunity in the third game of the first set by coming into the net and producing a tight forehand volley which Voskoboeva could not reach.   Williams then won the next two games before experiencing some res...
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