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Venus Williams and Kimiko Date-Krumm attacked by bees

Venus Williams started with a soft forehand, shifted to a gentle backhand and even tried to blow away a most pesky opponent.

Women's seeds tumble at US Open as Venus Williams, Simona Halep and Angelique Kerber crash out

Venus Williams

The US Open women's draw has been blown wide open as world No.2 Simona Halep, sixth seed Angelique Kerber and two-time champion Venus Williams tumbled out of the third round.

Serena and Venus Williams set up Montreal semi-final showdown

Serena Williams.

Serena and Venus Williams will clash in the semi-final of the Toronto Masters after the American sisters battled through three-setters in the quarter-finals on Friday.

Venus Williams upsets Serena Williams to reach Rogers Cup final

Venus Williams upset little sister Serena 6-7(2) 6-2 6-3 on Saturday to register the first win over her top ranked sibling in five years.

Agnieszka Radwanska eases past Venus Williams to win Rogers Cup

Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland speaks to the fans after defeating Venus Williams.

Agnieszka Radwanska tamed Venus Williams 6-4 6-2 to win the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Sunday, the third seeded Pole setting herself up as a player to watch at the U.S. Open.

Samantha Stosur keeps Hobart International in her sights as Venus Williams brings added focus

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David Beniuk Samantha Stosur and Venus Williams are set to thrust the normally low-profile Hobart International into the tennis spotlight.

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Venus Williams out of Hobart International

Venus Williams of the US hits a shot against Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during their singles final at the ASB Classic tennis tournament in Auckland on January 4, 2014.  AFP PHOTO  /  Fiona GOODALL

David Beniuk Former world No.1 Venus Williams has pulled out of this week's Hobart International tennis tournament.

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Venus Williams out of Hobart International

Venus Williams

Former world No.1 Venus Williams has pulled out of this week's Hobart International tennis tournament.

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Venus Williams in transit as form swings to first-round exit

Still a force: Venus Williams.

Peter Hanlon Venus Williams undone by eight double faults and 56 unforced errors.

Venus Williams out in opening round

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Mike Hedge Former world No.1 and seven-time grand slam champion Venus Williams is out of the Australian Open after losing to Russia's Ekaterina Makarova.

Venus Williams to play Hopman Cup

Venus Williams.

Seven-time grand slam champion Venus Williams to play in the Hopman Cup in Perth for the first time in her long career.

Venus Williams cruises into US quarters

Venus Williams has avenged a loss by routing ninth seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-1 6-3 at the US Open to set up a possible showdown with her sister Serena.

Venus Williams takes indefinite leave

Six-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams will be sidelined indefinitely, though she did not say why she will be out of action.

Venus Williams loses in first round

Top seed and defending champion Venus Williams has been upset in the opening round of the Cellular South Cup in Memphis by qualifier Petra Kvitova 2-6 6-4 6-3.

I'm no has-been, declares Venus Williams

By Guy Hand Venus Williams warned against those who are keen to write her and sister Serena off as grand slam has-beens after their early Australian Open exits.

Seeded players feel the US Open heat

Andy Murray cramps up during the US Open.

Lynn Zinser For most seeded players in the US Open, the opening matches are a chance to work out a few wrinkles, shake off some rust and become used to the swirling winds, the warm conditions and the speed of...

Agnieszka Radwanska in shock US Open loss

Sent packing: Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland.

Chinese doubles specialist Peng Shuai supplied a shocking start to the second round of the US Open by upsetting fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-3 6-4 on a hot, humid Wednesday at...

Lleyton Hewitt left in limbo after US Open exit

Darren Walton Lleyton Hewitt has admitted he is unsure whether he will return to the US Open after completing the worst grand slam season of his celebrated 18-year-career.

Samantha Stosur and Casey Dellacqua notch wins in Montreal

Victorious: Samantha Stosur lets rip with a forehand in Montreal.

Samantha Stosur and Casey Dellacqua have made winning starts to their Toronto Masters campaigns in Montreal, but both face an uphill battle in the second round.

Serena Williams named US Open top seed

Serena Williams returns a forehand to Ana Ivanovic in Cincinnati this week.

Two-time defending champion Serena Williams has been named the top seed for the US Open, the year's final Grand Slam tennis showdown that opens Monday on the Flushing Meadows hardcourts.