Wozniacki, Venus open 2015 in NZ

2014-11-26 07:58

Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams will open their 2015 seasons at the ASB Classic in Auckland from January 5.

Serena slams Tarpishchev

2014-10-19 09:55

World number one Serena Williams slammed Shamil Tarpishchev for using "extremely sexist, racist and bullying" comments.

Venus crashes out in Wuhan

2014-09-21 14:52

Venus Williams has crashed out of the Wuhan Open in the first round in a nail-biting three-set defeat to Caroline Garcia.

Venus in red-hot form

2014-09-12 07:32

Former world No 1 Venus Williams has cruised to a straight-sets second-round victory at the WTA Tour Quebec City tournament.

Venus finds positives in defeat

2014-08-30 07:08

Venus Williams again finds herself on the sidelines at the US Open, but the two-time champion didn't go down without a fight.

Venus makes beeline past Date

2014-08-26 09:06

Two-time champion Venus Williams, the second oldest woman in the US Open, defeated Kimiko Date Krumm to make the second round.

Venus sets up Serena clash

2014-08-09 08:15

Serena and Venus Williams will clash in the semi-finals of the Rogers Cup they battled through tough quarter-finals.

Serena battles, Venus exits

2014-08-02 08:52

Serena Williams fought off a determined Ana Ivanovic to reach the semi-finals in Stanford, while sister Venus lost.

Venus advances at Stanford

2014-07-30 07:11

Seven-time Grand Slam singles champion Venus Williams has advanced to the second round of the WTA Stanford hard-court tournament.

Venus books third round spot

2014-06-25 14:43

Venus Williams made it through to the third round at Wimbledon with a straight sets win over Japan's Kurumi Nara.

Venus, Berdych pose nude

2014-06-24 12:31

Tennis stars Venus Williams and Tomas Berdych have posed naked for ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue.

Serena, Venus eye showdown

2014-05-25 21:07

Serena and Venus Williams have edged closer to a third round sister showdown in the French Open at Roland Garros.

Bouchard holds off Venus

2014-04-04 07:31

Eugenie Bouchard admitted it was "a bit ugly" as she held off Venus Williams to reach the Family Circle Cup quarter-finals.

Venus lands Dubai Open title

2014-02-22 21:39

Venus Williams has won the Dubai Open to silence some of the doubters who said she could never make a comeback at the age of 33.

Venus reaches Dubai semis

2014-02-20 17:00

Venus Williams has continued to raise hopes of a return to the top echelons as she advanced to the semi-finals in Dubai.

Venus takes down Vesnina

2014-02-17 21:31

Venus Williams has impressively settled a score to reach the second round of the Dubai Open after beating Elena Vesnina.

Venus determined to play on

2014-01-13 07:45

Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams has brushed off talk of retirement despite flopping out of the Australian Open.

Venus, Stephens opt to rest

2014-01-05 10:33

Venus Williams has opted to skip the Hobart International while Sloane Stephens has pulled out of the Sydney International.

Venus advances in Auckland

2014-01-01 22:14

Venus Williams survived an error-strewn performance to reach the quarter-finals of the ASB Classic with a win over Yvonne Meusburger.

Venus feeling fit, healthy

2013-12-27 07:47

Venus Williams says she's as fit and healthy as she has been in years and hopes to turn a dream into reality in Auckland.

Venus accepts 5-set challenge

2013-09-30 06:48

Venus Williams has no issues with playing five sets at Grand Slams after Andy Murray's recent call for equal match lengths.

Venus denied new record serve

2013-09-27 09:02

Resurgent American star Venus Williams has been denied a new record for the world's fastest serve at the Pan Pacific Open..

Venus books quarters spot

2013-09-25 10:47

Venus Williams rallied from a set down to defeat Simona Halep of Romania and reach the quarter-finals of the Pan Pacific Open.

Venus sets up Azarenka date

2013-09-22 14:04

Venus Williams has shown glimpses of her old power by blasting past Mona Barthel to reach the second round of the Pan Pacific Open.

Venus advances in New York

2013-08-26 21:00

Venus Williams has reached the second round of the US Open by beating 12th seed and Wimbledon semi-finalist Kirsten Flipkens.


Tarpischev approached by IOC

2014-10-27 18:14

The IOC ethics commission have contacted Shamil Tarpischev to explain his comments about Venus and Serena Williams.

Tarpischev sorry for jibe

2014-10-18 14:42

Russian tennis chief Shamil Tarpischev has apologised for a jibe he made concerning Serena and Venus Williams.

Lucic-Baroni beats Venus

2014-09-14 21:15

Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni has won her first WTA title since 1998 by defeating Venus Williams in Quebec City.

Solid win for top-seed Venus

2014-09-10 07:16

US top seed Venus Williams advanced to the second round of the WTA tournament at Quebec City, beating Canada's Francoise Abanda.

Venus keeps up with Serena

2014-08-28 08:02

Venus Williams has kept up with little sister Serena, beating Timea Bacsinszky to advance to the third round at the US Open.

Venus falls at first hurdle

2014-08-13 07:22

Venus Williams ran out of gas in Cincinnati as she fell to Lucie Safarova in the first round of the Western and Southern Open.

Venus defeats Anastasia

2014-08-06 11:21

Venus Williams rebounded from a shaky second set to defeat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the first round of the Rogers Cup.

Venus topples Azarenka

2014-08-01 08:18

Venus Williams has ousted fourth-seeded birthday girl Victoria Azarenka in straight sets to reach the quarter-finals at Stanford.

Venus not the retiring type

2014-06-28 09:30

Defiant Venus Williams has made it clear she has no intention of retiring following her painful Wimbledon exit.

Venus bundled out in Paris

2014-05-28 13:36

Venus Williams's 17th French Open ended in the second round, robbing the tournament of a potential clash against Serena.

Serena, Venus' dad pens book

2014-04-30 13:14

Richard Williams, the father of tennis greats Venus and Serena, is preparing to publish a book next month.

Venus downs SA's Scheepers

2014-04-03 07:21

Venus Williams rallied in each set for a second-round victory in the WTA Family Circle Cup, a day after sister Serena crashed out.

Venus downs Wozniacki in Dubai

2014-02-21 17:45

Venus Williams has dominated eighth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets to reach the final of the Dubai Championships.

Venus trumps Ivanovic in Dubai

2014-02-19 19:01

Venus Williams has delivered a performance of controlled power to beat Ana Ivanovic at the Dubai Championships.

Venus wins opener in Doha

2014-02-10 21:22

Venus Williams has made a winning start to the Qatar Open which brought back great memories at a familiar venue.

Li wins, Venus crashes out

2014-01-13 07:22

China's Li Na blasted into the Australian Open second round but former great Venus Williams crashed out in the blistering heat.

Ivanovic battles past Venus

2014-01-04 09:43

Ana Ivanovic outlasted Venus Williams to win the clash of the two former world number ones in a marathon Auckland Classic final.

Venus passes opening test

2013-12-30 11:47

Former world No 1 Venus Williams battled into the second round of the Auckland Classic with a win over wildcard Andrea Hlavackova.

Venus to play Hobart event

2013-11-13 08:49

US star Venus Williams has been confirmed as a starter in the Hobart WTA International in January, organisers have said.

Kvitova halts Venus' run

2013-09-27 17:58

Venus Williams's strong run in the Pan Pacific Open came to an end with a narrow defeat to Petra Kvitova in Tokyo.

Venus marches into semis

2013-09-26 10:10

Venus Williams has beaten Eugenie Bouchard of Canada to advance to the semi-finals of the Pan Pacific Open.

Venus overpowers Azarenka

2013-09-24 17:00

Venus Williams has overpowered top seed Victoria Azarenka with ruthless efficiency to reach the last 16 of the Pan Pacific Open.

Venus sent packing by Zheng

2013-08-29 07:19

China's Zheng Jie has advanced to the third round of the US Open by outlasting seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams.

Venus happy to be back

2013-08-06 11:22

Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams, set to launch her Toronto WTA campaign, believes the back trouble is behind her.

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