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(September 14, 2014) Croatia’s Mirjana Lucic-Baroni won her first WTA title since 1998, beating former world No.1 Venus Williams 6-4, 6-3 to win the Quebec City tennis tournament in 83 minutes.
In the battle between 30-somethings, Lucic-Baroni 32 and Williams 34, the Croatian had last been in a final in 1998.
Lucic-Baroni reached the Wimbledon semifinals...
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,” […]
Venus Williams started with a soft forehand, shifted to a gentle backhand and even tried to blow away a most pesky opponent. She kept moving from sideline to sideline, yet still couldn't shake free at the U.S. Open.
Not until three attendants came onto the court to help did Williams escape what was bugging her Monday -- a bee that wanted to land on her racket.
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago
The above photo is from an old match but today’s match was far from peaceful.
Today was the opening of the US Open and a bee happened to interrupt the game. Those bees in Flushing Meadows Park have no respect.
Date-Krumm playing great… there's a lot of buzz about this match! #usopen http://t.co/jG21NKrUS3
— US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 25, 2014
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Venus Williams can add a bee to her list of opponents vanquished at the U.S. Open.
The 34-year-old two-time champion kicked off her 16th campaign at Flushing Meadows on Monday with a first-round affair against 43-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm that lasted three sets and had interference from a wayward insect.
After Venus dropped the first set, she rallied to win the second. In the third...
((ht: espn.com))No really, it was a lone bee that briefly delayed the Venus Williams vs. Kimiko Date-Krumm opening round match at the U.S. Open.We aren't making this up.One bee.All by it's lonesome.The killer bee ducked and dodged Date-Krumm and a phalanx of slightly scared ball kids before eventually scurrying off...Your video proof:
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 […]
ESPN’s annual “Body” issue will be dropping in a few weeks. Tennis star Venus Williams will be one of the athletes featured barring it all for the magazine. In it, Venus discusses her battle with with Sjogren’s syndrome which is an autoimmune disorder. “At my worst point, I wasn’t able to play tennis at all,” says Williams. “Just the whole quality of my life...
Venus Williams today revealed her EleVen byVenus look for this year's Wimbledon Championships where she has won five titles.The Strisce Break Back Dress ($88) features "a scoop neck and back, stylish mesh inserts at shoulders for enhanced breathability, feminine cap-sleeves, single front pleat on hem and a printed metallic EleVen logo on upper back" according to...
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It is now just painful to watch Venus Williams. It used to be joyful. She can play as well as she ever did, but can't do it two days in a row. Or two minutes in a row. Or, if she can, then you don't know which two days, which two minutes.
She doesn't either.
Williams lost in the first round of the Australian Open on Sunday, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 to Ekaterina Makarova. The easy...