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VENUS WILLIAMS RUMORS

Venus fined for snubbing media after French Open loss

PARIS -- Venus Williams has been fined $3,000 by tournament organizers for not showing up at a news conference following her first-round exit at the French Open. After the 15th-seeded Williams lost 7-6 (5), 6-1 to Sloane Stephens on Monday, she snubbed the media, instead issuing a short statement to the press. It was Williams' second opening defeat in three years at Roland Garros...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams fined at French Open after snubbing media

PARIS (AP) Venus Williams has been fined $3,000 by tournament organizers for not showing up at a news conference following her first-round exit at the French Open. After the 15th-seeded Williams lost 7-6 (5), 6-1 to Sloane Stephens on Monday, she snubbed the media, instead issuing a short statement to the press. It was Williams' second opening defeat in three years at Roland Garros...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Venus Williams fined $3.000 at French Open

PARIS (AP) The Latest from the French Open --- 10.07 a.m. Venus Williams has been handed a $3,000 fine by tournament organizers for not showing up at a news conference following her first-round exit at the French Open. After the 15th-seeded Williams lost 7-6 (5), 6-1 to Sloane Stephens on Monday, she snubbed the media, instead issuing a short statement. It was Williams' second opening...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams Knocked Out In French Open First Round By Sloane Stephens

PARIS — A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it once was. And, as it happens, the woman who beat Williams at the French Open on Tuesday, Sloane Stephens, is making a concerted effort, at her coach’s behest, to focus less on who is on the other side of the net. Still, it was hard not to see the 22-year-old Stephens’ 7-6 (5), 6-1...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

BC-TEN--Grand Slam-Americans Beating Williams

By beating Venus Williams on Monday, Sloane Stephens became the second American to beat both Serena and Venus Williams in a Grand Slam match: Sloane Stephens= Beat Serena - 2013 Australian Open QF. Beat Venus - 2015 French Open 1R. Lindsay Davenport= Beat Venus - 1998 Australian QF, 1998 U.S. Open SF, 1999 Australian Open QF, 2004 U.S. Open R16 Beat Serena - 2000 U.S. Open QF.
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams, Svetlana Kuznetova Use Dogs As Ball Boys In Adorable Ad (Video)

The ASB Classic might have inadvertently figured out a way to get more people to watch tennis. The Auckland, New Zealand tournament created a warmup commercial this week with Venus Williams and Svetlana Kuznetova in which they used dogs instead of ball boys. And yes, it’s as adorable as it sounds. The doggy wristbands are an amazing touch, too. Honestly, though, the International...
Via NESN.com
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Venus Williams reportedly bothered by Serena’s partying

Venus Williams reportedly is bothered by all the partying of her sister Serena and that has supposedly created a rift between them. The New York Post’s Page Six quotes an “insider” as a source for their report, which was published Wednesday evening. “They’re not in a good place right now. Venus is angry with Serena,” […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena ‘dizzy, disoriented,' withdraws from Wimbledon

An incredibly bizarre scene unfolded at Wimbledon on Tuesday morning when Serena Williams and Venus Williams were forced to withdraw from their doubles match after Serena became dizzy and disoriented. It’s unclear what exactly was wrong with Serena, but her behavior was extremely alarming. Prior to the match, Williams could barely focus enough to volley […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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