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What to Watch Wednesday at the Australian Open quarterfinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Once upon a time, the story of women's tennis was all about Serena and Venus Williams: The two sisters who rose from the concrete courts of Compton, California to play such transcending tennis that for a while the Grand Slams were nicknamed the Sisters Slams. But over the years, Serena surged ahead to win 18 majors titles, a few new stars emerged and Venus...
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AUSTRALIAN OPEN: Venus Williams Getting Her Farewell Run? No Way (I Think)

The tennis gods like to give aging superstars one last good-bye run. Jimmy Connors, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras. It’s a graceful way out. And it’s something about luck mixed with wringing out the last drops of greatness mixed with making adjustments to account for what has been lost. Everything sort of comes together at the same time. And that brings me to Venus Williams, who...
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Fireworks help celebrate Venus Williams' Australian Open run

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Fireworks lit up the sky above Rod Laver Arena the moment Venus Williams completed her fourth-round win at the Australian Open on Monday night. It's been that kind of tournament so far for the 34-year-old, seven-time Grand Slam winner. Williams advanced to her first quarterfinal in a major since Wimbledon in 2010 and she'll be joined by her younger sister...
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Venus Williams' strong Australian Open run continues

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Venus Williams' strong run at the Australian Open continued Monday when she beat sixth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3, 2-6, 6-1 to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time since 2010. After recovered an early break in the third, 34-year-old Williams dominated the rest of the match and clinched it with an ace to set up a match against fellow American...
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Venus Williams Reaches First Grand Slam Quarterfinal Since 2010

View image | (January 26, 2015) Seven-time major champion and former No. 1 Venus Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal since 2010 on Monday when she upset No. 6 Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3, 2-6, 6-1 at the Australian Open. Venus Williams is one win away from a potential semifinal match against her sister Serena Williams. The 34-year-old Venus will play...
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2 Williams sisters, 2 Madisons into 4th round at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Serena Williams loves having Venus back to keep her company in the second week of a Grand Slam, and credits her older sister with giving her the motivation to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open. The Williams siblings, with 25 Grand Slam titles between them, will have a couple of Madisons joining them, too. Madison Keys had a 6-4, 7-5 upset win...
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Top Seeds Williams and Djokovic Lead Charge into Australian Open Second Round

(January 20, 2015) World No. 1s Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic lead the charge on Tuesday in Melbourne, easily advancing to the second round of the Australian Open. Serena Williams had an easy 6-0, 6-4 win over Alison Van Uytvanck in the night session. Despite a dominant win, the 18-time major winner admitted to nerves in the early rounds of majors. “I just focus on holding...
Via Tennis Panorama
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams reveals her tennis dress at the Australian Open

Venus Williams releases each new EleVen by Venus Williams collection...
Via Tennis Identity
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wozniacki and Venus Williams Open 2015 with wins in Auckland

(January 6, 2015) Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams began the new year on winning notes in Auckland at the ASB Classic. Top seed Wozniacki beat qualifier Julia Glushko of Israel 6-3, 6-2 while American Williams dominated Jana Cepelova of Slovakia 6-1, 6-0 in less than an hour. “I was welcomed when I came on the court and I felt like I left off right from last year,” said...
Via Tennis Panorama
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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