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Wimbledon: Venus Williams to pair with Nick Kyrgios in mixed doubles

If the Venus-Kyrgios pair clicks at Wimbledon this year, it will be after a gap of 23 years that the American will lift the mixed doubles trophy after she won the last of her two Grand Slam titles in the event at the French Open in 1998.
 

Jun 27, 2021, 12:57 PM IST

Wimbledon 2021: Venus Williams, Andy Murray handed wildcards; organisers cut prize purse by 5 per cent

Former champions Venus Williams and Andy Murray were named in Wimbledon's initial list of wildcards on Wednesday for this month’s grasscourt Grand Slam. 

Jun 16, 2021, 19:26 PM IST

Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic grinds out a win, Venus limps out and more

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic had to battle hard to reach the third round of the 2021 Australian Open. The double defending-champion posted a hard-fought 6-3, 6-7(3), 7-6(2), 6-3 over American Francis Tiafoe. There was, however, disappointment for the likes of Petra Kvitova and Venus Williams, who crashed out of the year's first Grand Slam. Here we take a look at some of the major matches from Day 3 of the Australian Open in Melbourne.

Feb 10, 2021, 14:19 PM IST

Australian Open 2021: Serena Williams cruises into second round with Naomi Osaka and Venus Williams

Williams wore a colorful one-legged catsuit, and her game looked flashy, too. She lost only nine points on her serve and hit 16 winners. Her sister, Venus, won a Grand Slam match for the first time since 2019. Playing in her 21st Australian Open, the elder Williams beat Kirsten Flipkens 7-5, 6-2.

Feb 08, 2021, 09:46 AM IST

Australian Open 2021: Naomi Osaka sails into second round with Venus Williams

Osaka pulled out of the semi-final of the Gippsland Trophy with a shoulder niggle but betrayed no sign of injury to the smattering of spectators in the centre court terraces. Osaka next faces Caroline Garcia for a place in the third round. 

Feb 08, 2021, 08:03 AM IST

Sister Act: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams to reach Lexington quarter-final

Serena Williams survives a scare from elder sister Venus to reach the Quarter-finals of the Top Seed Open. Serena defeated Venus 3-6 6-3 6-4  in a tough encounter 

Aug 14, 2020, 10:37 AM IST

Serena Williams sets up Venus clash on return after COVID-19 hiatus

Serena Williams made a winning return to competitive tennis on Tuesday as she rallied from a set down to beat Bernarda Pera 4-6 6-4 6-1 at the Top Seed Open in Lexington, Kentucky on Tuesday in her first match of the COVID-19 era.

Aug 12, 2020, 11:09 AM IST

Siblings Day 2020: A look at famous siblings from the field of sports

Hardik and Krunal Pandya have been playing together for the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians for the last four years.

Apr 10, 2020, 13:14 PM IST

Roger Federer, Serena Williams begin Australian Open campaign with a bang

Federer will next square off with either Serbian Filip Krajinovic or French qualifier Quentin Halys for a place in the third round of the Australian Open. 

Jan 20, 2020, 13:52 PM IST

Romania's Simona Halep eases into second round of China Open

Romanian tennis star Simona Halep showcased a rich vein of form as she eased past Rebecca Peterson of Sweden in straight sets to book her place in the second round of the China Open in Beijing on Sunday. 

Sep 29, 2019, 15:12 PM IST

Venus Williams makes first-round exit at Wuhan Open

Elsewhere, former US Open winner Sloane Stephens of America survived a scare against China's Zhang Shuai to book her place in the second round with 7-5, 6-4 victory. 

Sep 23, 2019, 12:39 PM IST

Twice Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka sacks her second coach of 2019

Jenkins, a long-time hitting partner of Venus Williams, replaced Sascha Bajin in February, weeks after Osaka`s Australian Open triumph.

Sep 13, 2019, 17:24 PM IST

Venus Williams snaps losing streak with Cincinnati win over Lauren Davis

Williams will now lock horns with defending champion Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands in the second round of the tournament. 

Aug 13, 2019, 11:35 AM IST

Wimbledon: Venus slayer's dream was to win, and 'that's what happened'

Fifteen-year-old American teenager Cori "Coco" Gauff, who knocked out five-time champion Venus Williams of Wimbledon 2019, said it was her dream to win and that's what happened in the first round of the tournament.

Jul 02, 2019, 17:44 PM IST

Simona Halep knocks out Venus Williams to reach Miami Open last-8

Halep has now set up a clash against Wang Qiang of China for a place in the semi-finals of the tournament. 

Mar 26, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

Winning the Miami Open would mean a lot: Naomi Osaka

The Williams sisters have lifted the Miami trophy 11 times between them and all those victories were celebrated at Crandon Park in Key Biscayne.

Mar 21, 2019, 06:57 AM IST

Miami Open: Rain wipes out opening day's play at Hard Rock stadium

Once the rain disappears fans can expect a wide open tournament if the season follows the current trend. 

Mar 20, 2019, 12:10 PM IST

Angelique Kerber beats Venus Williams to enter Indian Wells semi-finals

Kerber, who is looking for a maiden title in Indian Wells, will next play Belinda Bencic after the Swiss beat world number five Karolina Pliskova earlier in the quarter-final.

Mar 15, 2019, 12:19 PM IST

Indian Wells: Naomi Osaka, Venus Williams storm into pre-quarters

Osaka has now set up a clash against Swiss tennis star Belinda Bencic for a place in the quarter-finals.

Mar 12, 2019, 10:42 AM IST

Indian Wells: Venus Williams scripts stunning comeback to beat Petra Kvitova

With the win over Kvitova, Williams has now set up a third-round clash against fellow countrywoman Christina McHale in the Indian Wells. 

Mar 10, 2019, 08:27 AM IST