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...

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...

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...

Venus Williams rallies to reach third round at Wimbledon

LONDON - Let others wonder when or whether Venus Williams might move on from tennis. She's not ready to contemplate going anywhere yet.Even as her early losses accumulated, even as...

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...

Venus Williams returns to help U.S. sweep Belarus in Fed Cup

WORCESTER, Mass. - Venus Williams returned from a five-month layoff...another task in front of us."Venus Williams and Liezel Huber completed the...the Open."It felt great," Venus Williams said. "It was everything I expected...

Venus Williams easily wins opener at French Open

PARIS --- Venus Williams won her opening match at the French Open on Sunday by beating longtime...us feel that, you know: May the better player be the best."Venus Williams' only real problems came at the very end against Schnyder, who...

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Venus Williams upset by Russian teen at French Open

PARIS -- Jeers and whistles rained down as Venus Williams brushed past a TV interviewer on her way off the court...ball well, moving and feeling pretty comfortable." Venus Williams never seemed comfortable on this trip to Roland Garros...

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Venus Williams misses sister Serena in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Venus Williams misses her kid sister at the Australian...clearing the way for others. Venus Williams could be the one to take advantage...and No. 10 Mark Philippoussis. Venus Williams, seeded third, has won four...

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