Venus Williams once said “People relate to the champion. They also relate to the person that didn’t win because we all experience those moments in our life.” Sometimes the ebb and flow of professional sports, particularly in tennis, creates a number of unsung players getting lost within the game’s history. 979 more words
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Venus Williams gets first win at BNP Paribas Open in 16 years, talks moving forward and being understanding
By Leighton Ginn
INDIAN WELLS — The victory was a long-time coming for Venus Williams and came with a lot of drama.
Williams rallied from a 1-6, 1-4 deficit and fought off three match points in the second set to beat former No. 569 more words
Angelique Kerber, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Coco Vandeweghe are through to the last-16 of the Australian Open after winning their third-round matches.
World No. 1 swept through her third round match against Krystina Pliskova, winning 6-0 6-4 on Rod Laver. 176 more words
* Simona Halep, favorita nr. 2 la Shenzhen, turneul chinezesc de inceput de an de 627.750 dolari, adica intre Brisbane, 1 milion, unde este Kerber, si Auckland, de 250.000, unde o ia cu incetisorul Serena Williams, a debutat cu o victorie in noul an, dispunand de o nuca tare, chiar daca nu ca alta data, fosta nr. 436 more words
Westmount’s Eugenie Bouchard and Belgian partner Sabine Lisicki lost their first-round doubles match 7-6 (4), 4-6, 17-15 at the hands of Jelena Jankovic of Serbia and Bulgarian Aleksandrina Naydenova on Monday in a tournament in Mallorca, Spain. 25 more words