Venus Williams - News and More
- Nationality: USA ()
- Birthdate: June 17, 1980
- Birthplace: Lynwood, CA, USA
- Residence: Palm Beach Gardens, FL, USA
- Turned Pro: Pro (October 31, 1994)
- Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
- 2013 Final Ranking: 47
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- WTA Finals Groups: Radwanska Lone Former Champion, Kerber Slight Favorite In Wide-Open Field
- draw party today in Singapore. The round robin tournanment, which begins on Sunday, will feature eight of the top nine women with Serena Williams skipping the event.
In the Red Group, 2-time Grand Slam winner and No. 1 Angelique Kerber leads the way over some tough competition in S...
- Serena Williams Withdraws From WTA Finals, Gives Angelique Kerber Year-End No. 1 Ranking
- expected, Serena Williams officially withdrew from the year-end WTA Finals to be held in Singapore starting October 23. Citing a shoulder injury, it's the second straight year Serena has skipped playing the event, or any events following the US Open for that matter.
“I was lookin...
- World No. 1 Kerber, 5 Top 10 in WTA Action This Week; Previews
- former No. 1 Ana Ivanovic (2010,'08).
PRUDENTIAL HONG KONG TENNIS OPEN
Hong Kong, SAR; Surface: hard
Seeds: Angelique Kerber, Venus Williams, Johanna Konta, Samantha Stosur, Caroline Wozniacki, Caroline Garcia, Jelena Jankovic, Daria Gavrilova
Floaters: Alize Cornet
- Radwanska Beats Break-Out Star Konta for China Open Trophy
- not drop a set all week in joining only three other active players to win three of more career Premier-level titles: former No. 1s Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka.
From 2-5 down in the final Konta put on some resistance, but when it looked like she was ready ...
- Kerber Crashes Out Of Beijing To Svitolina; Keys v Kvitova Friday
- the second time in the last 60 days, Elina Svitolina has toppled a world No. 1. The Ukranian stunned Serena Williams at the Rio Olympics and Thursday in Beijing she bounced current No. 1 Angelique Kerber out of Beijing 6-3, 7-5.
"I'm really, really happy that I won today," Svitoli...
- Serena Williams: Each Person Is Just As Important As The Next, Each Person Has A Voice
- a lengthy cover story Q&A in Fader Magazine, Serena Williams opens up on a variety of topics including her race, her body, the Indian Wells return and much, much more.
If you are a Serena fan, please check it out.
A sample from the story from their press release:
On her a...
- Almagro, Petkovic Capture Titles
- to the regular array of stars? Prize money will also increase to $655K in 2012 and $1 million in 2013. Will it be enough to entice the Williams sisters and Maria Sharapova and Kim Clijsters and the "B"-level former No. 1s Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic away from the cash cow exhib...
- Medina Garrigues, Vinci Win WTA Claycourt Titles at Estoril, Barcelona
- I felt like she lost her concentration a little bit."It was the 10th career title for the Spaniard and ninth on clay, tying her with Venus Williams for most clay court titles among active players. The 29-year-old Barrois fell to 0-2 in career finals."Anabel plays with such heavy spin an...
- Serena Williams Defaulted, Clijsters Advances to US Open Final Against Wozniacki
- Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Serena Williams Headline Water-Logged Tuesday French Open Schedule
- Venus Williams Wins in Thriller; Federer v Roddick Monday at Sony Miami
- Williams Sisters Book QF Meeting at US Open; Federer v Isner Monday
- Wimbledon Seedings: Federer Gets No Bump, Williams Sisters Rise
- US Open Draw Previews: Favorites Federer, Serena Williams Easy Starts
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