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Defending Champion Serena Williams Seeded No. 1 at US Open

From the United States Tennis Association – FLUSHING, N.Y., August 20, 2014 – The USTA today announced that world No. 1 and two-time defending US Open champion Serena Williams has been named the top seed in women’s singles at the 2014 US Open. The 2014 US Open will be played August 25 – September 8 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. The...
Via Tennis Panorama
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams seeded No. 1 at U.S. Open; Halep 2nd

  Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight U.S. Open title. The U.S. Tennis Association followed this week's WTA rankings in announcing the seedings Wednesday. French Open runner-up Simona Halep is seeded second after reaching a career-best ranking this month. She has never advanced past the fourth round at the U.S. Open. Wimbledon champ Petra...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Venus defeats Serena For the First Time in 5 Years

Venus Williams defeated younger sister and world No 1. Serena yesterday at the Rogers cup semi-final match in Montreal, according to CNN.com. The victory marks the first time 34 year-old Venus has beaten her younger and more accomplished sister in five years. Serena, despite being disappointed with her play, Serena praised her older sister for her excellent play. “She was really...
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams tops Serena, reaches Montreal final

MONTREAL (AP) Venus Williams defeated Serena 6-7 (2), 6-2, 6-3 Saturday for the first win against her sister in more than five years to advance to the final of the Rogers Cup. The 34-year-old Venus hadn't beat her 32-year-old sister in five matches going back to Dubai in 2009. Top-ranked Serena still leads the all-time series 15-11. Unseeded Venus started with strong serving...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rogers Cup: Venus Williams ousts Serena in semifinals

Venus Williams upset top-seeded Serena Williams at the Rogers Cup semifinals in Montreal on Saturday, beating her younger sister 6-7(2), 6-2, 6-3 in a two hour, one minute battle that announcers hailed an instant classic. It was the first time the 34-year-old had beaten her younger sister in competition since December 2009. "I don't think we've played that often in five...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Day 05 and 06 Wrap-Up: Crowd Pleasers

Venus Williams Montreal Day 05 and 06 Wrap-Up: Crowd Pleasers By Charles David Mathieu-Poulin | August 8th, 2014 (August 8, 2014) MONTREAL – The Montreal tennis crowd was treated to great matches on Thursday and Friday, as eight of the twelve presented singles matches which went the distance. Here is what stood out from those two days. Patience is a Virtue (or XXV) The Montreal...
Via Tennis Panorama
12 days ago  |  Discuss

FASHION FIX: Victoria Azarenka loses to Venus Williams but wins in Nike

Last night we were treated to an all out battle of WTA titans when former top lady ballers Venus Williams and Victoria Azarenka faced off in the Stanford second round. There was much anticipation for this match up and it didn't disappoint. They both hit stinging groundies and created acute angles as they ran each other to all parts of the court. The pair had played three times...
Via Down the Line!
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena ‘dizzy, disoriented,' withdraws from Wimbledon

An incredibly bizarre scene unfolded at Wimbledon on Tuesday morning when Serena Williams and Venus Williams were forced to withdraw from their doubles match after Serena became dizzy and disoriented. It’s unclear what exactly was wrong with Serena, but her behavior was extremely alarming. Prior to the match, Williams could barely focus enough to volley […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Williams to be featured in upcoming 'Body Issue'

ESPN’s annual  “Body” issue will be dropping in a few weeks. Tennis star Venus Williams will be one of the athletes featured barring it all for the magazine. In it, Venus discusses her battle with with Sjogren’s syndrome which is an autoimmune disorder. “At my worst point, I wasn’t able to play tennis at all,” says Williams. “Just the whole quality of my life...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

FASHION FIX: Venus Williams reveals the Strisce Break Back Dress for Wimbledon

Venus Williams today revealed her EleVen byVenus look for this year's Wimbledon Championships where she has won five titles.The Strisce Break Back Dress ($88) features "a scoop neck and back, stylish mesh inserts at shoulders for enhanced breathability, feminine cap-sleeves, single front pleat on hem and a printed metallic EleVen logo on upper back" according to...
Via Down the Line!
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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