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  • Venus Williams Out of Wimbledon after First Round Loss

    Jun 26, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *For the first time in her career, five-time champion Venus Williams went out in the opening round of Wimbledon with a 6-1 6-3 loss to Russia’s Elena Vesnina. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] The former world number one started the match with two double faults and was never able to match the energy of Vesnina, […]

  • Venus Dismantles Wimbledon Opponent to Reach Fourth Round

    Jun 24, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Five-time champion Venus Williams took just one hour to reach the fourth round at Wimbledon today, putting an old-fashioned whooping  on Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez 6-0, 6-2. The 23rd-seeded Williams improved her record to 71-9 at the All England Club on Friday – now fourth in all-time Wimbledon wins behind Martina Navratilova (120), Chris Evert […]

  • Venus Pulls Off Incredible Second Round Wimbledon Victory

    Jun 22, 11 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Five-time champion Venus Williams rallied to outlast Japan’s 40-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm 6-7 (6), 6-3, 8-6 in nearly three hours of tennis Wednesday to advance to the third round at Wimbledon. With rain delaying play on the other courts at the All England Club, Williams and Date-Krumm played under a rare closed roof on Centre Court. […]

  • Video: Serena Williams in Tears After Winning Wimbledon Match

    Jun 21, 11 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *Returning to Grand Slam action following a year full of health issues, Serena Williams beat France’s Arvane Rezai 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 at Wimbledon Tuesday — then began to sob. After serving her 13th ace to close the match, Williams buried her face in her towel and cried from her courtside chair. She was still crying […]

  • Venus and Serena Returning to Tennis This Month

    Jun 7, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *The Williams sisters are back. Both Venus and Serena are returning to the court this month following an assortment of health issues. The two have entered the grass-court AEGON International tournament, which takes place June 13-18 in Eastbourne, England. The siblings will then compete at Wimbledon, which begins June 20. Serena will be defending her […]

  • Serena Does It Again; Easily Captures 4th Wimbledon

    Jul 3, 10 by EurPublisher 6 Comments

    *Serena Williams swept Vera Zvonareva in straight sets Saturday to win her fourth Wimbledon title and 13th Grand Slam championship, extending the Williams family dominance at the All England Club. The top-ranked and defending champion American overwhelmed the 21st-seeded Russian 6-3, 6-2 in a one-sided final that lasted just 67 minutes and showed why Williams […]