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Qatar Total Open: Venus Williams uses comeback win to move on

DOHA -- Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka beat Angelique Kerber 6-0, 6-3 in the first round of the Qatar Total Open on Monday. The Belarusian, who won in 2012 and 2013, was forced to withdraw last year due to a foot inflammation. Returning to Doha as a wild card entrant, Azarenka needed just 66 minutes to beat the eighth-seeded Kerber. "I'm pretty happy with it. You know, there...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams loses to Safarova in 3rd round in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Defending champion Venus Williams is out of the Dubai Tennis Championships after losing in the third round in straight sets to 11th-seeded Lucie Safarova. The eighth-seeded Williams looked listless in the humid 93 degree Fahrenheit (34 c) temperatures as Safarova cruised to a 6-4, 6-2 victory. Williams offered Safarova six opportunities to break...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams beats player half her age at Dubai tournament

Defending champion Venus Williams beat an opponent half her age on Monday, winning 6-1, 6-2 against 17-year-old Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championships. Despite the age difference, the 34-year-old Williams looked physically fitter than her opponent and dominated throughout to earn her 16th straight win in Dubai. She won the tournament in...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  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

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 narrative...
Via Fox Sports
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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