Venus Williams

American tennis player

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Venus Williams: American tennis player
Venus Ebony Starr Williams is an American professional tennis player. A former world No. 1, Williams is generally regarded as one of the all-time greats of women's tennis and, along with younger sister Serena Williams, is credited with ushering in a new era of power and athleticism on the women's professional tennis tour.


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Sports icons Serena Williams, Simone Biles, Venus Williams among USA TODAY Women of the Century

Wilma Rudolph, Billie Jean King, Pat Summitt and Bessie Coleman are among the top 10 athletes on USA TODAY's Women of the Century list for sports. - Published

Serena Williams rallies to defeat sister Venus at Top Seed Open

serena williams rallies to defeat sister venus at top seed open
In the latest renewal of a rivalry that began when they were learning how to play tennis on the public courts of Compton, Serena and Venus Williams pushed each other to produce some spectacular shots..
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Australian Open: Coco Gauff beats Venus Williams again to advance

American 15-year-old Coco Gauff once again beats Venus Williams in the first round of a Grand Slam with victory at the Australian Open.
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Gauff, 15, to face Venus Williams again as draw made for Australian Open

Coco Gauff will again face Venus Williams in the first round of a Grand Slam after the pair were drawn together at the Australian Open.
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Venus Williams orders coffee at US Open, and confused ball boy tries to deliver it to her

A ball boy tried to deliver Venus Williams coffee during her second-round match at US Open but ended up confused, lost as she walked to locker room. - Published

Ramos will not umpire Williams sisters after 2018 US Open final controversy

US Open umpire Carlos Ramos will not chair any matches involving Serena or Venus Williams in New York this year following last year's final.
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Venus upsets Bertens as Serena withdraws

venus upsets bertens as serena withdraws
The Associated Press MASON, Ohio (AP) — Going small paid off big for Venus Williams. Tuesday didn’t go as well for sister Serena. On a day when back problems forced the younger Williams to withdraw..
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Venus Williams to play San Jose for second straight year

venus williams to play san jose for second straight year
Venus Williams has committed to play in San Jose later this month, her second straight appearance in the event ......
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Coco Gauff on her whirlwind Wimbledon run: "Life literally changed in seconds"

Teenage phenom Cori "Coco" Gauff is focusing on her future after a whirlwind run at Wimbledon. The 15-year-old captivated the world after defeating one of her idols, Venus Williams, in the first round...
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Wimbledon: Cori Gauff's hopes ended by Simona Halep as Serena Williams marches on

wimbledon: cori gauff's hopes ended by simona halep as serena williams marches on
Cori Gauff's dream run at Wimbledon is over after the 15 year old was beaten by No 7 Simona Halep in the fourth round on Monday. The teenager, who had created headlines across the world when she beat..
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15-year-old American's remarkable Wimbledon run comes to an end

At just 15, the American tennis player made headlines when she beat Venus Williams in the first round
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Wimbledon 2019: Coco Gauff is not the new Venus Williams – she’s made a whole ...

wimbledon 2019: coco gauff is not the new venus williams – she’s made a whole ...
Holy smoke. I’ve seen some talented teenagers in my time, but you would be hard pressed to find any 15-year-old as mature as Coco Gauff. Her 3-6, 7-6, 7-5 win over Polona Hercog on Centre Court on..
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Coco Gauff pulls off a comeback victory at Wimbledon

After beating Venus Williams in an upset, 15-year-old Coco Gauff has done it again. She advanced to the fourth round of Wimbledon. David Begnaud has the latest.
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Another Wimbledon surprise as 15-year-old American Cori 'Coco' Gauff wins again

Cori "Coco" Gauff, who shocked the world by upsetting Venus Williams in the first round at Wimbledon, took down another opponent in the second round. - Published

Meet Cori 'Coco' Gauff, the 15-year-old who beat Venus Williams

Cori 'Coco' Gauff opened a lot of eyes when she toppled Venus Williams at Wimbledon, but you shouldn't be surprised that the 15-year-old is taking tennis by storm. - Published Also reported by •BBC News

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

wimbledon: venus slayer's dream was to win, and 'that's what happened'
London, July 2 (IANS) 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..
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Cori "Coco" Gauff beats Venus Williams in Wimbeldon upset

In the first round of the 2019 Wimbeldon Tournament, 15-year-old Cori "Coco" Gauff beat Venus Williams in straight sets. Her victory makes her the youngest player to win a match at Wimbeldon since..
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The 15-year-old who beat Venus Williams at Wimbledon ��

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Wimbledon 2019: Shocks, slips & a ball to the face - day one funnies

Watch the quirkier moments from day one at Wimbledon as Venus Williams gets knocked out by a 15-year-old and a line judge takes a ball to the face.
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Wimbledon 2019: Watch the highlights as Cori Gauff beats Venus Williams

Watch highlights as 15-year-old Cori Gauff makes history by beating former Wimbledon champion Venus Williams in the first round at Wimbledon.
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Wimbledon 2019: 15-year-old Cori Gauff shocks Venus Williams on Wimbledon debut

Watch the moment 15-year-old Cori Gauff knocks five-time champion Venus Williams out of the first round at Wimbledon.
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Wimbledon 2019: Qualifier Cori Gauff, 15, beats Venus Williams in huge upset

Fifteen-year-old qualifier Cori Gauff beats five-time champion Venus Williams in stunning first-round upset at Wimbledon.
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Ashleigh Barty beats Venus Williams to close in on world number one ranking

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Birmingham Classic: Venus Williams to make tournament debut

birmingham classic: venus williams to make tournament debut
Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams confirms she will play at the Nature Valley Classic grass-court event in Birmingham.
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Who is Amanda Anisimova, the 17-year-old who stunned French Open champion Simona Halep?

who is amanda anisimova, the 17-year-old who stunned french open champion simona halep?
(CNN)As her down-the-line backhand flew past Simona Halep, 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova dropped her racquet to the side, put her hands on her face, and simply said, "What!" Just like that, a star was..
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