Venus Williams

Venus Williams In Parma: ‘I Love The Game’

PARMA/WASHINGTON, May 17, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The recent wild card additions of the Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, to the 28-player main draw field for the inaugural Emilia-Romagna Open, coupled with Rome semifinalists Petra Martic of Croatia and Coco […]

No Fourth Miami Open Title For Venus Williams

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, March 23, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) While nine of the women’s Top 10 players are in action later this week at the Miami Open presented by Itaú in south Florida, which should give a good indication of what direction […]

Venus Williams Happy To Play Well In Season Opener

WASHINGTON, January 31, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Sunday’s opening day of the Yarra Valley Classic and the Gippsland Trophy, a pair of side-by-side WTA 500-series tournaments kicking off the Australian Summer Series, provided fans lucky enough to attend as well […]

Serena-Venus XXXI: The Quality Is Still There

WASHINGTON, August 14, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The rivalry between future Hall of Fame sisters Serena and Venus Williams is into its third decade. Younger sister, 38-year-old Serena, had won 18 of the first 30 meetings spanning the past 22 […]

Venus Williams Is In A Good Frame Of Mind

WASHINGTON, August 13, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Venus Williams arrived at her Zoom video conference with reporters Tuesday evening in a really good mood. After all, the seven-time Grand Slam champion had just beaten fellow former World No. 1 and […]

Venus Williams Makes Emotional Plea For Equality

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) “I am deeply saddened that it has taken multiple acts of police brutality to make people painfully aware of the racism that still pervades America. “It shouldn’t.” With those two sentences – containing […]

Venus Williams, Novak Djokovic To Play Adelaide International

ADELAIDE, December 4, 2019 (Press Release) The full field for the inaugural Adelaide International from 12 to 18 January 2020 has been revealed today.  World No.2 Novak Djokovic has entered and will join world No.18 Alex de Minaur (AUS), Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN), Lucas Pouille (FRA) and Andrey Rublev (RUS) in the men’s […]

Venus Williams Set To Rise Wuhan Open Challenge

WUHAN, September 11, 2019 (Press Release) Seven-time Grand Slam winner and former Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open champion Venus Williams will return to the tournament this year after accepting a wildcard into the WTA Premier 5 event, which begins on September […]

Main Draw At BB&T Atlanta Open Begins Monday

ATLANTA, July 22, 2019 (Press Release) Perfect summer weather on Sunday at the 2019 BB&T Atlanta Open presented by First Data. That meant the qualifying draw would wrap up and main draw action would begin as expected on Monday. First […]