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MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. – Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Emma Raducanu and Kei Nishikori have been awarded wildcards for the 2024 Miami Open presented by Itaú, taking place at the iconic Hard Rock Stadium, March 17 – 31. Spanning three decades, Williams, age 43, Wozniacki, age 33 and Raducanu age 21, are at very different stages of their careers […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/23

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Venus Explains US Open First Round Flop

Venus Williams played in her 100th US Open match on Tuesday and it ended up being the worst loss she ever suffered in Flushing Meadows. The 43 year old was dismantled by a Belgian qualifier named Greet Minnen by a score of 61 61 on Arthur Ashe Stadium. Williams, who played in the 1997 US […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/23

29

US Open Day Two

American teenager Alex Michelsen routed Spanish veteran Albert Vinolas Ramos 64 63 64, which was his first Grand Slam main draw match win. Justin Gimelstob came over to watch Michelsen and was very impressed by his game and demeanor – “I don’t like Michelsen, I love him.” Grigor Dimitrov needed to save three match points […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/23

14

Cincy Notebook

Venus Williams trailed Veronika Kudermetova 14 in both sets but managed to prevail 64 75, for her first big win in quite some time. The wildcard, now 43, doesn’t seem to have any plans for retiring soon. John Isner, on the otherhand, lost another heartbreaker 76 76 to Jordan Thompson. After a semi run in […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/23

11

Venus is 7-29 since 2019

The tennis media downplays the struggles of legend Venus Williams who has only won seven matches since 2019, while suffering 29 defeats. But at 43, the former world no. 1 continues to compete on the WTA Tour and gets entry into every tournament that she wants. One WTA coach remarked about the direction of Williams’ […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/23

8

Venus Salutes Leylah In Montreal

Leylah Fernandez may be struggling since playing in the US Open final two years ago, but her energy and attitude have made a very positive impression on Venus Williams. The 43 year old former WTA world no. 1 likes what she sees in the 20 year old currently ranked 81 in the world. “She has […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/23

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Wimbledon Notebook

It’s ten years since since Novak Djokovic last lost a match on centre court at Wimbledon. It’s now been a decade since Novak last lost to Rafa in a match outside of clay. Elina Svitolina has signed a contract to wear adidas after a short stint wearing a Ukrainian brand called Paka. Nick Kyrgios on […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/23

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Venus Finally Wins A Match!

By Scoop Malinowski 42-year-old Venus Williams revived her tennis career which was on the brink of disaster. Now ranked 1003, the former World no. 1 defeated 21-year-old American Katie Volynets 7-6(4) 6-2 for her first WTA Tour-level win in more than a year at the ASB Classic in Auckland. After working hard training in the […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/22

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Bryant McKinnie Owns The Tennis Court

Bryant McKinnie is widely recognized as a dominant NFL offensive line force with exceptional blocking abilities. Having enjoyed a largely successful career in the NFL, which spanned over a decade from 2002-2013, he earned superb accolades such as a Super Bowl victory (2012 season), a Pro Bowl appearance, and being recognized in the unanimous All-American […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/22

2

Opelka Cites Venus As Major Inspiration

By Scoop Malinowski American top tennis gun Reilly Opelka says one of his biggest inspiration figures is not Federer, Agassi, Nadal or Laver, but Venus Williams. In a recent Inside Tennis interview, the 24 year old American currently ranked no. 17 (best of all American players) expressed high respect for his personal friend Venus. “She’s […] Continue to read full article...

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