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Friday, January 24, 2020

Venus Williams


Wimbledon 2019: A Teenager Conquers Her Hero

July 02, 2019 10:12 am

On Monday, tennis got an emphatic answer as Cori Gauff, displaying remarkable poise, upset Venus Williams, 6-4, 6-4, in the first round of Wimbledon.

A Venus clone, 15-year old Cori Gauff takes on the icon

July 01, 2019 10:03 am

At around 11pm on Wednesday, in London, Cori Gauff took a science test remotely for her school in Florida. Some 12 hours later, she watched Greet Minnen strike a forehand long to give her a spot in the main draw of Wimbledon, and a match against idol Venus Williams.

Venus Williams shines as sun returns to Miami Open

March 22, 2019 7:44 am

After two days of almost constant rain Williams' match on the 13,800 temporary stadium court kicked off a busy day as organisers scrambled to get back on schedule after rain washed away three of the first four sessions.

Indian Wells: Venus Williams surges, Madison Keys stumbles; nervous Naomi Osaka exacts revenge

March 10, 2019 2:34 pm

Venus Williams, 38, turned back the clock in the final two sets, dialling up the speed on her first serves and playing stout defence to seal a win that looked unlikely when she was down two breaks in the second set.

Indian Wells 2019: Venus Williams overcomes illness, Sam Querrey sluggish start to advance

March 08, 2019 12:40 pm

Venus Williams received medical attention mid-match against Andrea Petkovic to win 6-4 0-6 6-3 at BNP Paribas Open. She will next face Petra Kvitova.

US Open 2018: Serena Williams matches her easiest win over Venus in rout, Sloane Stephens fends off Victoria Azarenka

September 01, 2018 9:05 am

Serena Williams had won 6-1, 6-2 over sister Venus by same score in a semifinal victory in Charleston, South Carolina, in 2013.

US Open 2018 Roundup: Garbine Muguruza stunned by qualifier Karolina Muchova

August 30, 2018 2:59 pm

Serena Williams sent down 13 aces and 30 winners to record her second consecutive straight-sets victory at Flushing Meadows.

Venus Williams outlasts Svetlana Kuznetsova in brutal US Open heat

August 28, 2018 10:49 am

Venus Williams outlasted Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3 5-7 6-3 in a marathon battle on a brutally hot day at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday to reach the U.S. Open second round.

US Open Draw: Serena Williams, Venus Williams could meet in third round

August 24, 2018 1:47 pm

If the Williams sisters do play each other, the winner might face No. 1-ranked Simona Halep in the fourth round.

Simona Halep dominates Venus Williams to end long day at Rogers Cup

August 10, 2018 11:58 am

Simona Halep made quick work of Venus Williams 6-2 6-2 on Thursday to end a long day at the Rogers Cup that saw her advancing to the quarter-finals.


US Open 2017: Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens and Kevin Anderson advance to semifinals

September 06, 2017 1:11 pm

The ninth seed Venus Williams of the United States defeated Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic by 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 in the quarterfinal to become the oldest Grand Slam semifinalist since Martina Navratilova at Wimbledon in 1994.

Wimbledon 2017: Winners of Women’s title in ten previous editions

June 28, 2017 8:49 pm

In the last ten editions, Serena Williams has dominated the Tennis' most prestigious competition winning it five times during this time. While Serena has five titles in the past ten years, her sister Venus Williams too has lifted the trophy on couple of occasions.