Venus Williams is ousted by Stephens in first round

PARIS - A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it...semifinals.This was the first time Stephens, 22, had faced Venus Williams, other than beating her in an exhibition as a teen."But...


...probably the last chance fans in Connecticut will have to see him play competitively.? In Istanbul, top-seeded Venus Williams was eliminated from the first round of the Istanbul Cup in a 6-4, 7-6 (4) upset by qualifier Kateryna Bondarenko...

Venus Williams helps US reach Fed Cup playoffs

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Venus Williams defeated Maria Irigoyen, of Argentina, 6-1, 6-4 on Sunday to advance the United States to the Fed Cup playoffs in April...

Matt Kuchar wins celebrity doubles match with Venus Williams

Matt Kuchar has captured one victory this week: He and Venus Williams won a celebrity doubles match Monday against Luke and Murphy Jensen at the Cloister Tennis Center in Sea Island, Ga.Kuchar qualified...

Williams sisters could be on collision course at Wimbledon

LONDON - Venus Williams is no longer the player she once was, on account of the passage of time and the day-to-day ups and downs of an energy-sapping...

Defending women's champion Petra Kvitova eliminated at Wimbledon

...play resumes Monday. The top half of the women's draw includes the most noteworthy matchup: Serena Williams vs. Venus Williams. Those two, Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka give that side of the bracket 34 Grand Slam titles.And the...

Serena Williams overcomes another rocky start to win in first round

...Hasn't been done that often. But then again, she's done a lot of things that haven't been done that often."Venus Williams, whose seven Grand Slam titles include five at Wimbledon, could say the same about herself, including Monday's 6-0...

Venus Williams makes it to the third round of the U.S. Open

NEW YORK - Two-time U.S. Open champion Venus Williams reached the tournament's third round for the first time since 2010, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky 6-1, 6-4 on...

Sara Errani eliminates Venus Williams in U.S. Open

NEW YORK - A day before facing Venus Williams ? and a partisan crowd ? at the U.S. Open, Sara Errani came across a video posted on Twitter that gave her a little extra...

Serena wins showdown between sisters in straight sets

LONDON - Serena Williams trudged slowly to the net after her 6-4, 6-3 fourth-round win over sister Venus Williams on Centre Court, and the two siblings shared a warm embrace at the end of their latest all-Williams matchup.