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Injury forces Venus out of Wimbledon
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Injury forces Venus out of Wimbledon

Jun 19 2013, 4:22am CDT | by

London, June 19 (IANS) Five-time champion Venus Williams announced that she has withdrawn from Wimbledon due to injury.

London, June 19 — Five-time champion Venus Williams announced that she has withdrawn from Wimbledon due to injury. Williams, who has fallen to 34th in the world rankings, posted on her Facebook page...

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Injury forces Venus out of Wimbledon

Jun 19 2013, 4:22am CDT | by

London, June 19 (IANS) Five-time champion Venus Williams announced that she has withdrawn from Wimbledon due to injury.

London, June 19 — Five-time champion Venus Williams announced that she has withdrawn from Wimbledon due to injury.

Williams, who has fallen to 34th in the world rankings, posted on her Facebook page that an injury will keep her out of competition until next month, reports Xinhua.

"Unfortunately, I will not be able to participate in Wimbledon this year. I am extremely disappointed as I have always loved the Championships, but I need to take time to let my back heal," wrote the American Monday, celebrating her 33rd birthday.

Williams won at the All England Club in 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007 and 2008. Last year, she lost in the first round for the first time since she made her debut at Wimbledon in 1997.

She had been expected to make her 17th straight appearance at the tournament.

"I look forward to returning to the courts as soon as possible. Many thanks to my fans for the love and support and I will be seeing you very soon back on the courts," Venus said.

Williams has four further Wimbledon doubles titles to her name, all won with her sister Serena.

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Watson beaten by Williams but Sharapova eases through

Sep 28 2014 9:47am CDT | Source: Espn.co.uk

Venus Williams moved into the second round at the China Open on Sunday with a straight-set victory a ...
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18 hours ago

Venus, Sharapova advance in straight sets

Sep 28 2014 6:26am CDT | Source: ESPN.com - Tennis

Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams moved into the second round at the China Open on Sunday with straight-set victories ...
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6 days ago

Garcia defeats 5th seeded Radwanska at Wuhan

Sep 22 2014 7:36am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

WUHAN, China — Caroline Garcia followed up her first-round win over Venus Williams with a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) upset win over fifth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska on Monday at the inaugural Wuhan Open. The 20-year-old Frenchwoman went for broke, continuing to hit big ground strokes despite piling up unforced errors as she tried to keep Radwanska on the back foot. "It’s pretty different game between Venus and Radwanska, but I did the same game for myself ...
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6 days ago

Garcia defeats 5th seeded Radwanska at Wuhan

Sep 22 2014 7:36am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

WUHAN, China — Caroline Garcia followed up her first-round win over Venus Williams with a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) upset win over fifth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska on Monday at the inaugural Wuhan Open. The 20-year-old Frenchwoman went for broke, continuing to hit big ground strokes despite piling up unforced errors as she tried to keep Radwanska on the back foot. "It’s pretty different game between Venus and Radwa ...
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6 days ago

Garcia defeats 5th seeded Radwanska at Wuhan

Sep 22 2014 7:36am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

WUHAN, China — Caroline Garcia followed up her first-round win over Venus Williams with a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) upset win over fifth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska on Monday at the inaugural Wuhan Open. The 20-year-old Frenchwoman went for broke, continuing to hit big ground strokes despite piling up unforced errors as she tried to keep Radwanska on the back foot. "It’s pretty different game between Venus and Radwanska, but I did the same game for myself," Garcia said. ...
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6 days ago

Garcia defeats 5th seeded Radwanska at Wuhan

Sep 22 2014 7:36am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

WUHAN, China — Caroline Garcia followed up her first-round win over Venus Williams with a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) upset win over fifth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska on Monday at the inaugural Wuhan Open. The 20-year-old Frenchwoman went for broke, continuing to hit big ground strokes despite piling up unforced errors as she tried to keep Radwanska on the back foot. "It’s pretty different game between Venus and Radwanska, but I did the same game for m ...
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6 days ago

Garcia defeats 5th seeded Radwanska at Wuhan

Sep 22 2014 7:36am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

WUHAN, China — Caroline Garcia followed up her first-round win over Venus Williams with a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) upset win over fifth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska on Monday at the inaugural Wuhan Open. The 20-year-old Frenchwoman went for broke, continuing to hit big ground strokes despite piling up unforced errors as she tried to keep Radwanska on the back foot. "It’s pretty different game between Venus and Radwanska, but I did the same game for myself," Garcia said. "Against ...
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6 days ago

Garcia defeats 5th seeded Radwanska at Wuhan

Sep 22 2014 7:36am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

WUHAN, China — Caroline Garcia followed up her first-round win over Venus Williams with a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) upset win over fifth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska on Monday at the inaugural Wuhan Open. The 20-year-old Frenchwoman went for broke, continuing to hit big ground strokes despite piling up unforced errors as she tried to keep Radwanska on the back foot. "It’s pretty different game between Venu ...
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6 days ago

Garcia defeats 5th seeded Radwanska at Wuhan

Sep 22 2014 7:36am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

WUHAN, China — Caroline Garcia followed up her first-round win over Venus Williams with a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) upset win over fifth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska on Monday at the inaugural Wuhan Open. The 20-year-old Frenchwoman went for broke, continuing to hit big ground strokes despite piling up unforced errors as she tried to keep Radwanska on the back foot. "It’s pretty different game between ...
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6 days ago

Garcia defeats 5th seeded Radwanska at Wuhan

Sep 22 2014 7:36am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

WUHAN, China — Caroline Garcia followed up her first-round win over Venus Williams with a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) upset win over fifth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska on Monday at the inaugural Wuhan Open. The 20-year-old Frenchwoman went for broke, continuing to hit big ground strokes despite piling up unforced errors as she tried to keep Radwanska on the back foot. "It’s pretty different game between Venus and Radwanska, but I did the same game ...
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