Venus Williams

Venus Williams reaches 10th Wimbledon semi-final after dispatching Jelena Ostapenko

The five-times champion, who turned 37 last month, tamed the big-hitting Latvian with a rock-solid performance under the Centre Court roof, winning with something to spare.

Jul 11, 2017, 23:03 PM IST

Sports schedule for today: July 11, 2017

The 2017 Wimbledon Championship has rolled into the quarter-final round in the women's singles category with Venus Williams, Jelena Ostapenko, Johanna Konta, Simona Halep all lined up to make their way into the semis.

Jul 11, 2017, 10:02 AM IST

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams faces young pretender Jelena Ostapenko in quarter-final round

The American appeared at her first Wimbledon in 1997, the year the Latvian was born, and won it for the first time when Ostapenko was three.

Jul 11, 2017, 08:47 AM IST

Wimbledon 2017: Veteran Venus Williams powers past rookie Ana Konjuh to reach quarter-finals

Williams becomes the oldest player since then 37-year-old Martina Navratilova in 1994 to reach the quarter-finals, where she will face the brightest of the sport`s next-generation stars, French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko.

Jul 10, 2017, 19:29 PM IST

Florida police say Venus Williams entered intersection lawfully before crash

Jerome Barson, 78, who was a passenger in a sedan that collided with the vehicle Williams was driving, was fatally injured. His family filed a wrongful death suit against Williams last week.

Jul 08, 2017, 08:57 AM IST

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams wins the generation game against exciting Naomi Osaka to reach last 16

It was by no means easy though for five-times Wimbledon winner Williams to turn that 20 years of experience on the grass at SW19 into a win against the 59th ranked 19-year-old.

Jul 08, 2017, 08:43 AM IST

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Venus Williams through as players battle severe heat, bugs

Next up for Murray is a clash with colourful Italian 28th seed Fabio Fognini in Friday`s third round.

Jul 06, 2017, 08:40 AM IST

Wimbledon 2017, Day 3: Victoria Azarenka victorious as Kei Nishikori, Johanna Konta sweat

Former world number one Azarenka, playing her first Grand Slam tournament since giving birth to first child Leo in December, knocked out Russian 15th seed Elena Vesnina.

Jul 05, 2017, 22:41 PM IST

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams beats Elise Mertens in round one

Making her first appearance in the Wimbledon main draw, Mertens, 21, was just one when Venus made her Wimbledon debut in 1997.

Jul 03, 2017, 20:36 PM IST

Venus Williams 'heartbroken' over fatal Florida car crash

Williams, 37, is a seven-time Grand Slam champion who won five Wimbledon titles from 2000 to 2008 plus the 2000 and 2001 US Opens.

Jul 02, 2017, 00:00 AM IST

Lawsuit filed by family of man in fatal crash involving Venus Williams

The police report said Williams was deemed at fault for blocking the right of way of the other vehicle.

Jun 30, 2017, 23:01 PM IST

Venus Williams involved in car crash that led to fatality

Williams`s attorney Malcolm Cunningham denied the player was at fault in the accident after media outlets, citing a police report, said she had run a red light.

Jun 30, 2017, 08:56 AM IST

2017 French Open: Venus Williams makes swift work of Elise Mertens to stay in contention for maiden title

American Williams, seeded 10th and competing in her 20th French Open, powered 22 winners and converted six of 13 break points as she picked apart the 60th-ranked Belgian in just over an hour.

Jun 03, 2017, 08:59 AM IST

No more a secret! Venus Williams confirms sister Serena Williams is expecting a girl

Serena, who won her 23rd Grand Slam title in January when she defeated Venus in the Australian Open final, is due to give birth in September, the month she turns 36.

Jun 01, 2017, 10:57 AM IST

French Open 2017: Headlines and sidelines from Day 1 at Roland Garros

Kerber became first top seed to lose opening round, even as Kvitova makes emotional winning return.

May 29, 2017, 00:52 AM IST

French Open 2017: Petra Kvitova makes winning return to tennis after knife attack

Serena Williams may be missing from this year's French Open, but big sister Venus is still going strong and marks her Roland Garros 20th anniversary on Sunday.

May 28, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

French Open champ Garbine Muguruza faces Roland Garros fitness fight

Muguruza had not won a clay court match all season until Rome following first round losses in Stuttgart and Madrid.

May 21, 2017, 00:18 AM IST

Miami Open: Venus Williams downs Angelique Kerber to set up Johanna Konta showdown in semis

The other semi-final pits Denmark`s Caroline Wozniacki against second-seed Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic.

Mar 30, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

Miami Open, 3rd Round: Angelique Kerber, Venus Williams progress; Madison Keys knocked out

Keys fell to 72nd-ranked Spaniard Lara Arruabarrena 7-5 7-5. She was playing her second tournament since returning from wrist surgery.

Mar 27, 2017, 09:11 AM IST

Indian Wells: Elena Vesnina beats fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova to win title

For Kuznetsova, it was a third disappointment in as many finals at Indian Wells, this one coming a decade after she fell in back to back finals in 2007 and 2008.

Mar 20, 2017, 10:33 AM IST