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LONDON | Venus is latest champion to lose at Wimbledon

LONDON — Venus Williams has become the latest former champion to be knocked out at Wimbledon. Her sister Serena is still going strong, though, after overcoming her toughest test so far this week. Venus couldn’t make it a third consecutive comeback triumph as she lost to 20th-seeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-2, 6-7 (5), … Continue reading LONDON | Venus is latest champion to lose at Wimbledon

Major letdown for US women: Venus, Stephens out in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia/January 15, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens was first to go, followed quickly by last year’s Australian Open runner-up, Venus Williams. CoCo Vandeweghe went out next as things really started to go crazy for the U.S. women, who eventually lost nine out of 10 first-round matches on a bleak opening day of the … Continue reading Major letdown for US women: Venus, Stephens out in Melbourne

Bleak day for Americans in Melbourne: Venus, Stephens out

MELBOURNE, Australia /January 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Venus Williams and U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens were upset early and the bleak opening day for Americans continued at the Australian Open on Monday with the women going 0 for 8 by mid-afternoon and John Isner joining them as a first-round casualty. In her first match at … Continue reading Bleak day for Americans in Melbourne: Venus, Stephens out