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Williams sisters' match heralds return of tennis

The siblings meet each other for the 31st time when they take the court at a WTA tournament in Kentucky on Thursday

13 Aug 2020 1:16 PM

Venus Williams pulls out of Brisbane International, cites 'setback' in training

Williams was set to join world no one Ashleigh Barty in a strong field at the Queensland Tennis Centre from Jan. 6-12.

01 Jan 2020 5:32 PM

Rogers Cup: Venus Williams stuns Kiki champ Bertens 6-3 3-6 7-6(4), goes to 2nd stage

Bertens held at 5-5 and then forced a tie-break with an ace.

14 Aug 2019 1:06 PM

Cincinnati Masters: Venus prevails in opening Cincinnati match

Wild card Williams won 7-5 6-2 on centre court as she maintained her streak of never having lost a set to Davis, beating her four times.

13 Aug 2019 11:08 AM

Wimbledon Wunderkind

Sports tabloids and Twitterati especially are in awe of her tenacity and calm perseverance on court.

14 Jul 2019 1:14 AM


Rome Open: Serena to face Venus in a rome re-match

Four-time Rome winner Serena, 37, returned after two months out injured easing through 6-4, 6-2 against Swedish qualifier Rebecca Petersen.

14 May 2019 10:25 AM

Miami Open: Venus Williams battles hard vs Dalila Jakupovic to reach 2nd round

The 38-year-old American turned back Jakupovic 7-5, 6-3 in 78 minutes to reach the second round.

22 Mar 2019 6:11 PM

Indian Wells Open: Venus Williams topples Petra Kvitova to reach 3rd round

Venus booked a third-round clash with fellow American Christina McHale.

10 Mar 2019 1:47 PM

Indian Wells Masters: Venus Williams comes back from illness, defeats Andrea Petkovic

Venus Williams received medical attention from a trainer late in the first set, saved her best tennis for the biggest moments.

08 Mar 2019 3:07 PM

Indian Wells champ Azarenka sets up second-round meeting with Serena

Azarenka, the former world number one said she started a little too passive in dropping the first two games against her fellow Belarussian.

07 Mar 2019 3:42 PM


Australian Open 20185: Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens crash out in 1st round

Williams, who lost in the final to sister Serena last year, was stunned by Swiss star Belinda Bencic.

15 Jan 2018 5:18 PM

Tennis ace Venus Williams robbed of $400k worth property

The American was robbed of whopping 400,000 dollars in property while she was playing in the US Open.

17 Nov 2017 5:52 PM

US Open 2017: Sloane Stephens knocks out Venus Williams to enter maiden Grand slam final

Stephens, who missed 11 months with a left foot injury before returning in July, defeated Williams 6-1, 0-6, 7-5.

08 Sep 2017 12:59 PM

US Open: Golden oldie Venus Williams ousts Petra Kvitova

Stephens has won 13 of her past 15 matches and matched her 2013 Australian Open semi-final run for best Slam effort.

07 Sep 2017 1:19 AM

US Open 2017: Venus Williams outlasts Petra Kvitova to set up all-American semi-final clash

With the win, Venus is through to her third Grand Slam semi-finals of the year and first US Open last-four since 2010.

06 Sep 2017 12:41 PM


US Open: Venus Williams cruises into third round beating Oceane Dodin

The American tennis star eased past Dodin 7-5, 6-4 that lasted one hour and 28 minutes.

31 Aug 2017 11:28 AM

Pregnancy has given me new power, says Serena

In a wide-ranging interview with Vogue touching on motherhood, body image and race, Williams said she had set herself a goal of playing Melbourne.

17 Aug 2017 7:00 AM

Wimbledon 2017: Ageless Venus Williams targets sixth Wimbledon title

Williams will take on 14th-seeded Garbine Muguruza of Spain in the finals of the women's singles event.

15 Jul 2017 1:57 PM

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams eclipses Johanna Konta to reach

Johanna Konta was picked off at crucial times by Venus Williams, who claimed the last of her Wimbledon titles 9 years ago.

13 Jul 2017 9:24 PM

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams rises again to stop Jelena Ostapenko in her tracks

Venus Williams tamed Jelena Ostapenko with a rock-solid performance under the Centre Court roof, winning with something to spare.

11 Jul 2017 9:52 PM