Venus Williams Battles Back, While Sloane Stephens Falls in Charleston

(April 2, 2014) A day after the upset of her sister Serena, Venus Williams had to battle back in both sets of her 7-5, 7-5 win over Chanelle Scheepers to move into the third round of the Family Circle Cup in Charleston on Wednesday. No. 28 Venus Williams who said that she is ill on Tuesday, said that she’s dealing with it. “I’m still dealing with the bug, but my goal is just...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Ousted in Charleston

(April 1, 2014) Serena Williams, fresh from her Sony Open win on Saturday, fell in her opening match at the Family Circle Cup in Charleston on Tuesday night to world No. 78 Jana Cepelova 6-4, 6-4. Serena told media after the match: “I’m really just dead. I need some weeks off where I don’t think about tennis and kind of regroup. I’ve had a long couple of years, and I’m...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams needs three sets to beat Zahlavova in Family Circle Cup

Venus Williams needed three sets to edge Barbora Zahlavova Strycova 6-3, 0-6, 7-5 to advance at the Family Circle Cup.
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Venus Williams needs 3 sets in Charleston win

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Venus Williams needed three sets to edge Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (zah-lah-VOH-vuh STRIT-so-vuh) 6-3, 0-6, 7-5 to advance at the Family Circle Cup.
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams Ekes Out Victory over Dellacqua

  Venus Williams photo courtesy of (March 23, 2014) Three-time Sony Open champion Venus Williams edged out wildcard Casey Dellacqua 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 to reach the fourth round on Sunday. The match which last two-and-a-half hours saw Williams commit 44 unforced errors but she hit 11 aces in the win. “She’s playing so well and mixing her shots up so I knew it wouldn’t...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Confident Venus Williams Advances at Sony Open

Venus Williams photo courtesy of (March 21, 2014) Three-time former Sony Open winner Venus Williams defeated Anna Schmiedlova 6-3, 6-3. Williams at 33 is the the oldest player in the women’s draw and is playing in Key Biscayne for the 15th time. It’s her first match since winning the Dubai title last month. “I have been working hard since then, and I feel...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Couch: Age, skills aren't the real problem for Venus Williams

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...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Williams, Stephens leads injury withdrawals

With the Australian Open just over a week away, Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens withdrew from warm-up tournaments on Sunday and another American, John Isner, could soon join them. Williams, who lost the final of the Auckland WTA tournament on Saturday, pulled out of the Hobart International, informing officials on Sunday. ''I don't believe she has an injury,'...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Williams withdraws from Hobart International

Venus Williams withdrew from the Hobart International on Sunday while fellow American Sloane Stephens did the same from the Sydney International due to a left wrist injury. Williams' withdrawal came less than 24 hours after losing in the final Auckland WTA tournament final. ''I don't believe she has an injury,'' Hobart tournament director Mark Handley said...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Style: Venus Williams Purple Braids & Floral Printed Outfit For 2013 US Open First Round

The 2013 US Open is underway, and Venus Williams has brought some style to the tournament. For her first round match-up Venus looked very vibrant clothed in a floral printed tennis outfit which complemented her purple braids. Some say their pink, I say purple, their very interesting don’t you think? Venus made a bold fashion statement today,  any thoughts on her look?   This...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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