Venus Williams

Serena Williams learned sister's killer was out on parole just before worst career loss

In a cover story with Time Magazine, Serena Williams revealed that the worst loss of her professional career – a stunning 6-1, 6-0 defeat to Jo Konta in San Jose – took place after she received emotional news.<p>The tennis superstar said that 10 minutes before the start of the July 31 match she …

Tennis

Mertens Defeats Konta, Sakkari Shuts Down Venus Williams in San Jose - Tennis Now

By Chris Oddo | Friday August 3, 2018<p>Elise Mertens knocked off 2016 champion Johanna Konta and joined Mihaela Buzarnescu in the semifinals at San …

Tennis

Halep outlasts Pavlyuchenkova, qualifies for round of 16 in Montreal

Montreal, Aug 10 (IANS) World No.1 woman tennis player Simona Halep from Romania has reached the round of 16 of the Premier 5 tournament after …

Simona Halep

Simona Halep Doubles up by Destroying Venus Williams in Straight Sets

World number one Simona Halep crushed seven time Grand Slam winner Venus Williams in straight sets on Thursday at the WTA Montreal event just hours …

Tennis

Halep promises poutine excursion in Montreal

<b>MONTRÉAL, Canada -</b> World No.1 Simona Halep <b>has long been open about her penchant for chocolate</b>, but the Romanian may have found a new post-match snack …

WTA Tour

Photos: Sony Open fashion hits

To steal one of Adidas' catch phrases, the big labels went "all in" at the Sony Open. Nike and Adidas swapped in new kits for its players as the …

Venus Williams

Baseline: Venus' personal goal "is to actually have a life" soon

The 38-year-old shared some modern wisdom with Elle UK. (AP)<p>Leave it to Venus Williams, 38 years a sage, to regale <i>Elle UK</i> readers with some modern …

Tennis

Facial recognition for Olympics security; Raonic, Venus Williams progress at Rogers Cup

Cricket<p><b>Cricket’s DNA being threatened, says ICC chief David Richardson</b><p>Speaking at the MCC’s Colin Cowdrey Lecture at Lord’s, ICC chief David …

Rogers Cup

Rogers Cup Day 1: Venus Williams advances, but no one defeats the storm

Venus Williams lives in Florida and is accustomed to playing tennis in hot weather, but she said that the conditions at the Rogers Cup Monday caught …

Tennis

Venus Williams Avoids Upset, Advances At Rogers Cup

Venus Williams avoids an early round upset at the 2018 Rogers Cup. Here’s a look at the American tennis star’s performance.<p>Venus Williams is already …

Tennis

Venus Williams and Julia Goerges through to Rogers Cup second round... but Britain's Katie Boulter falls at the first hurdle against Lesia Tsurenko

Britain's Katie Boulter was eliminated while Venus Williams and Julia Goerges progressed on a rain-hit first day at the Rogers Cup in …

Tennis

Venus Williams vs Caroline Dolehide: Canadian Open first round preview and prediction

<i>(Photo credit: Marianne Bevis)</i><p>In an all-American battle, eight-time Major champion Venus Williams takes on the rising teenager Caroline Dolehide for …

Tennis

Man Sentenced For Killing Serena And Venus Williams' Sister Released And Arrested Again For Violating Parole

Robert Edward Maxfield was released earlier this year after serving nearly 15 years for the killing of Yetunde Price.<p>A man who spent almost 15 years …

Crime

How Shaq and Venus Williams spent their first big paychecks

Life wasn’t always lavish for star athletes Shaquille O’Neal and Venus Williams.<p>Shaq and Williams have revealed how they spent their first big checks …

Earrings

Greece’s Maria Sakkari Stuns Venus Williams to Enter San Jose Semis (video)

Maria Sakkari of Greece upset third-seeded Venus Williams 6-4, 7-6 (2) on Friday night in the quarterfinals of the Mubadala Silicon Valley …

Silicon Valley

Collins makes San Jose semis after injured Azarenka retires

Tennis

Baseline: A closer look at San Jose's rich history

Venus Williams returning a shot at the 2018 Silicon Valley Classic. (AP Photo)<p>The Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic in San Jose has generated headlines …

Tennis

Cameron Norrie reaches semis of Los Cabos Open but Heather Watson is beaten by Venus Williams in San Jose

British No 2 Cameron Norrie is through to the last four of the Los Cabos Open after defeating Adrian Mannarino 6-4, 6-4.<p>Norrie won nearly …

Tennis

Venus Williams advances at Silicon Valley Classic

<i>(Click here, if you are unable to view this photo gallery on your mobile device.)</i><p>Venus Williams beats Heather Watson 6-4, 4-6, 6-0, for their match …

Silicon Valley

Venus Williams tops Watson at Silicon Valley Classic

(Reuters) - Venus Williams found her winning form late and charged to a 6-4 4-6 6-0 win over Britain's Heather Watson at the Silicon Valley Classic on Thursday to punch her ticket to the quarter-finals.<p>The typically reserved 38-year-old American broke Watson six times and showed rare flashes of …

Tennis

San José 2018: Thursday's Order of Play and Match Points

<b>MATCH POINTS</b><p>Venus Williams is an eight-time finalist at this tournament.<p>The American has played Heather Watson once before - four years ago, on the …

WTA Tour

Serena and Venus Williams' older sister's murderer released from prison

<p><b>Serena</b> and <b>Venus Williams</b>' sister's killer, Robert Edwards Maxfield, has been released from prison after serving a 15-year sentence for her murder. …

Celebrity (UK)

Heather Watson win sets up Venus Williams clash in San Jose

Heather Watson will play Venus Williams in the second round of the Silicon Valley Classic after struggling to a 6-4 3-6 6-4 win over wild card Claire …

Tennis

Attention Athletes: Venus Williams Says This $7 Eyeliner Never Bleeds

| Mon., Jul. 30, 2018 2:11 PM<p>When you want to win big, you have to look good.<p>As seen by her gold hoops, matching graphic outfit and makeup, <b>Venus</b> …

Eye Makeup

Venus & Serena Williams Sister's Murderer Released from Prison

The gang member who murdered <b>Yetunde Price</b> -- the half-sister of tennis stars <b>Venus</b> and <b>Serena Williams</b> -- is now a free man after serving 12 years in …

Crime

Crips gang member who killed Serena Williams' sister released from jail

The Crips gang member who killed Serena and Venus Williams’ sister will be released from jail.<p>In 2003, Serena and Venus Williams were traveling the …

Crime

San José draw: Serena faces Konta, Venus and Muguruza in same half

<b>SAN JOSÉ, CA, USA</b> - Sixth seed Serena Williams takes on British No.1 Johanna Konta in the first round of the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic.<p>Top seed …

Tennis

Venus aiming for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

<b>WASHINGTON, D.C., USA</b> - Venus Williams says she is aiming to be at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics - which would be her sixth Games.<p>The four-time gold …

WTA Tour

Venus Williams, from stop in D.C., has her sights set on U.S. Open — and 2020 Olympics

Venus Williams’s 6-foot-1 frame towered over a group of about 60 children who sat at her feet Wednesday afternoon following a kids’ tennis clinic for the Washington Kastles at George Washington University’s Smith Center. Eyes wide and grins plastered across their faces, they were captured by the …

Sports

Venus targets place at 2020 Olympics

2018-07-28 08:26<p>Venus Williams (AP)<p>New York - <b>Venus Williams</b> is targeting a place on the American Olympic team for Tokyo, even though she’ll have …

Sport (South Africa)