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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Venus Williams’

Caroline Wozniacki: New York Marathon Helped Her Win In Semifinals

Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams both scored wins in the ASB Classic semifinals this week, meaning they’ll advance to battle each other on Saturday for the first WTA tournament of the year. The two athletes displayed very different playing styles during their respective matches, with Williams taking on Lauren Davis and Wozniacki battling Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, who proved to be …

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Serena Williams to Play Swedish Open After Wimbledon Early Exit

Serena Williams has confirmed that she will play the Swedish Open, according to tournament director Nina Wennerstrom. On Tuesday Williams exited her doubles match at Wimbledon mid-match due to a viral illness that left her shaky and feeling faint. In what was widely referred to as a “strange” scene, Williams appeared to be disoriented during warm-ups, having difficulty picking up, …

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Serena Williams Exits Doubles Match At Wimbledon Due To Ailment

Serena Williams was out of her game on Saturday. During the warm up for her doubles match against Kristina Barrois and Stefanie Vögele, she looked disoriented and had trouble picking up the tennis balls. On Saturday, Williams said that she did not know what she did wrong, referring to her loss to Alize Cornet. “Usually I do. Usually I know …

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Venus Williams Loses in Third Round at Wimbledon

While she has not experienced much success in recent years, many thought that this year was potentially the year Venus Williams would once again prove why she is one of the greatest to ever play the game of tennis. Battling Sjogren’s Syndrome and various illnesses and injuries over the past three years, Venus had finally gotten in playing-shape once again. …

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Venus Williams ESPN Nude Religious Controversy

Venus Williams is posing nude for the 2014 issue of ESPN Body. Usually an announcement like that would be pretty normal fare when it comes to sports celebrities. Williams joins dozens of other sports stars who have posed nude or semi-nude for the annual magazine, out since 2009. But Venus Williams’ appearance in the buff may warrant a closer look. …

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Serena Williams Won’t Play In This Year’s Fed Cup

If you’re planning to watch Serena Williams play in this year’s Fed Cup against France, you’ll be disappointed, because her body and her mind are way too spent to compete. That’s what the captain of the U.S. team Mary Joe Fernandez said. Due to the constant playing and practicing, Serena really needs to take some time off. “She is mentally …

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Ana Ivanovic Defeats Venus Williams in ASB Classic

Associated Press told us of how Venus and Serena made a pact to both bring home trophies tonight, but Venus was unable to keep up her end of the bargain after a loss against number two seed Ana Ivanovic in the ASB finals today. Venus Williams formerly held an 8-1 record against Ivanovic, but has since dropped to a 47th …

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Venus Williams – Healthy and Back in Action

Venus Ebony Starr Williams is an American professional tennis player who was formerly World No. 1, and now ranked World No. 36 as of July 2013 – she was dealing with a serious illness. Williams was forced to take a break from her career because of the health issues for which she had no diagnosis. She claimed she had “mysterious” …

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Victoria Azarenka Eliminated from China Open

Victoria Azarenka has not fared well since her runner-up performance at the US Open. The current Australian Open champion lost to Venus Williams in her first match of a tournament in Tokyo last week. This week, Azarenka was unable to defend her win last year at the China Open, losing to Andrea Petkovic 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. Azarenka displayed uncharacteristic talents …

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