Venus Williams


Venus Williams Pulls Out of US Open

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Two-time U.S. Open champion Venus Williams has withdrawn from the tournament due to an illness.


The Net Post

Drop Shots

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Weary of reading about five-set thrillers on Armstrong Stadium, or another crushing victory by Rafael Nadal? Here are the non-tennis headlines I’ve been following this US Open.

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The Takeaway

Wrapping Up the First Weekend of the US Open

Monday, September 06, 2010

As the players ended the first week of the U.S. Open, many familiar faces moved on: Venus Williams advanced in straight sets, and Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal both won. Amy Eddings, host of "All Things Considered" on New York Public Radio, was at the U.S. Open on Sunday. She wraps up all the weekend's action.


The Takeaway

Upsets Galore at The French Open

Monday, May 31, 2010

The clay courts of Roland Garros saw a couple of top seeds falter yesterday. Venus Williams and Andy Murray were both ousted from the French Open in straight sets. The Takeaway's sports contributor, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, recaps yesterday's games. He also tells us about the winner of the 94th Indianapolis 500, who made Ashley Judd very proud.